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he wasn't just a fifth member of joy division

a film about martin hannett

ozit dandelion


Released: 19th May 2014


For the first time, here's an in depth examination of how the life of a Manchester boy growing up fascinated with sound equipment & records would lead to the making of some of the defining Manchester albums such as Joy Division's 'Unknown Pleasures' & 'Closer' & the Happy Mondays' 'Bummed'.

Martin Hannett wasn’t just the 5th member of Joy Division…or the third member of The Durutti Column. He was Factory Records’ genius in-house producer, musician & sonic experimenter. this new 4-hour reportage-style documentary was filmed over many years & explores his life in interviews with an extensive cast including Tony Wilson, Bernard Sumner, Peter Hook, Bruce Mitchell, CP Lee, Tosh Ryan, Lindsay Reade, George Borowski, Kevin Hewick, Mick Middles, Victor Brox, Bob Dickinson, Julia Adamson, Stone Roses members- Reni, Peter Garner & Andy Couzens Andy Spearpoint (New FADS), Wendy Hannett, Vini Reilly, Tina Simmons, Bono (audio only) & Mark Radcliffe.

a film about martin hannett