7 October, 2015. 16:20
CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact
A week after their blockbuster debut with Streets Of Sydney Episode 1: The Shire, The team at More Chilli’s Productions are again receiving praise for their second installment of the long-awaited online documentary series.
In less than half an hour, Episode 2 was viewed close to 16 million people, after it was shared by Shane Warne on twitter. It would seem the King of Spin took a liking to the themes of wealth, sex and decadence that have been engaged by the viral storytellers this week,
The Eastern Suburbs, as described by the film makers themselves, is “…one of Sydney’s most affluent areas, where locals are characterised by their love of mid-year holidays and talking about their boats. The good life isn’t for all the Eastern Suburbs inhabitants, some shirking a life of luxury for less glamorous pursuits.”
This episode pulls no punches. The ambitious female residents, the disenfranchised youth, the socialites, the cocaine.
It’s glitzy, it’s glamorous… But when does the party end? Well, if you ask the three of this week’s subjects, the answer is: Never.
“Why should it have to end?” says marketing playboy, Nick Maloush.
“Sure, some of us inherited a bit. I did… But the rest of it is self-made. We earned our seven figure lifestyle and we shouldn’t have to be told how to live. Our money dictates everything,”
“We’ve got Malcolm (Prime Minister Turnbull) in the top job now too. This is our time,”
BELOW: Streets Of Sydney S01E02