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Lethal Ladies - New Zealand's Female Fighters

Web (Full Length) – 2018

The physical and mental demands of competitive kickboxing and Muay Thai ramp up considerably in the weeks leading up to big fights. Made to mark 125 years of women's suffrage, this Vice documentary follows preparations by female fighters for the Lethal Ladies tournament in Panmure, Auckland — where 28 fierce women try to punch and kick their way to victory. Wendy Talbot, a 'street fighter' who's given everything to her sport is pitted against 'dark horse' Kelly Broerse. Legendary fighter turned coach Baby 'The Pitbull' Nansen also features.

...soon as we touch gloves, it's gone.
– Kickboxer Kelly Broerse on prefight nerves

Key Cast & Crew

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Tim Flower

Cinematographer

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Ursula Grace Williams

Producer

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David Benge

Executive Producer

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Kate Alexis

Production Manager

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Sergio Noriega

Production Manager, Production Manager

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Greg Cooper

Post-Production Manager

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Produced by

VICE Australia Unit Trust

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VICE Australia Unit Trust