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The Chills - The Triumph & Tragedy of Martin Phillipps

Film (Trailer) – 2019

It's not too big a stretch to say songwriter Martin Phillipps 'is' The Chills, one of the most distinctive pop bands to have come out of New Zealand. This documentary examines the complicated talent behind some iconic pop songs and finds him at a crossroads in his life, facing very real consequences after years of alcohol and drug dependency. Phillipps opens up about his desire to leave a proper legacy, while a selection of ex-band mates lay bare their experience of being a Chill. The film debuted at US festival South by Southwest, where it won the first of many enthusiastic reviews.

I do have regrets. I've told myself the appropriate lies. You go to great lengths to create a self-serving reality.
– Musician Martin Phillipps assesses the choices he's made in his life and career

Key Cast & Crew

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Julia Parnell

Director, Producer

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Dion Schmidt

Editor, Camera Operator

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Rob Curry

Co-Director

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Tim Riley

Producer

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Nicola Peeperkoorn

Writer, Producer

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Jess Lockie

Production Coordinator

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