Watch the trailer for The Chills epic new film

Publish Date
Monday, 25 March 2019, 10:24AM

In cinemas nationwide on May 2nd, the film is an intimate cinematic portrait of the eccentric Martin Phillipps and his band The Chills. One of New Zealand’s most important songwriters, Phillipps startling sense of humour - even in the blackest moments, will captivate audiences.
 
The film travels with Phillipps as he faces the jarring reality of his mortality, reconciles a lifetime’s worth of curious collections and looks back on a catalogue of heavenly pop hits. Rediscover the music that personifies 1980s New Zealand, when people loved their leather jackets and lived through the doldrums.

Early reviews have called it "Gritty, grainy, colourful and unusually intimate” EYE FOR FILM and ROLLING STONE said, “This is what a living legend looks and sounds like."

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