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Loading Docs 2017 - The Coffin Club

Web (Full Length) – 2017

We've removed the mystique, we've got the control, 'cos face it, a funeral's got to have soul. We never knew how awesome death could be.
– Kiwi Coffin Club members singing
I am of the opinion that it is very healthy to face up to the inevitable. It is an emotional experience and it helps you resolve...something. I feel quite prepared now. It is stored in a cupboard at home, waiting for me.
– Kiwi Coffin Club member Jeanette Higgins, The Guardian, 22 September 2016
I decided to make the film in the style of a documentary musical as I thought that the mix of genres would bring another dimension to the film’s themes, and demonstrate that there is still so much to laugh about and celebrate when facing one’s mortality.
– Director Briar March on The Coffin Club
I'm going down with Elvis.
– A Kiwi Coffin Club member is proud of her Elvis-themed coffin