Musical and documentary unite to introduce The Coffin Club, a truly unique community organisation bringing free-spirited seniors together to construct and personalise their own low-cost coffins. Based in small town New Zealand, with over 60 active members, this group of inspirational elderly meet once a week to rejoice in life while facing the realities of death.
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Director: Briar March
Executive Producer: Julia Parnell
Producer: Kim Harrop
Screenwriter: Kim Harrop, Nick Ward, Briar March
Cinematographer: Mark Lapwood ACS
Editor: Daniel Strang
Production Designer: Brent Hargreaves
Sound Designer: Ande Schurr
Music: The Sound Room
Principal Cast: Jean McGaffin, Kevin Quick, David Mackie, Members of the Kiwi Coffin Club
Additional Credits: Line Producer/ 1st AD: Tim Hansen, Gaffer: Jared Jones, 1st AC: Leah Stewart, Choreographer: Alyx Duncan, Art Director: Ablow Rasheed, Graphics: Gie Manalo, P.A: Tim Waring