Control, Anton Corbijn's biopic of Joy Division singer Ian Curtis, was named the Europa Cinemas Label best European film in the Cannes' Directors' Fortnight section.

Control will now receive the invaluable support of extended theatrical exposure and additional promotion from the Europa Cinemas network.

The Directors' Fortnight Europa Cinemas Label jury consisted of Jean Chenu, Pekka Lanerva, Roland Perriere and Anne Vervier.

Founded in 1992, the Europa Cinemas network now consists of a nearly 1,700 screens in 690 cinemas in 403 cities in 55 countries.