The Chills - The Triumph and Tragedy of Martin Phillipps

Offensive language & drug references

movie details

Director:
Julia Parnell, Rob Curry
Cast:

Martin Phillipps, The Chills

Release:
02/05/2019
Length:
95 Mins
Genre:
Documentary
Distributor:
Madman Entertainment

synopsis

The story of lyrical genius, Martin Phillipps and his band, The Chills, is a cautionary tale, a triumph over tragedy, and a statement about the meaning of music in our lives. Martin Phillipps came tantalizingly close to conquering the international music scene with his band The Chills but instead fell into decades of debt and addiction in his hometown of Dunedin, New Zealand. At 54, he's been given a dire medical prognosis, forcing him to face his demons and realise his musical ambitions before it's too late. This intimate portra...