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The Topp Twins: - Untouchable Girls

Film (Trailer and Excerpts) – 2009

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The Topp Twins are New Zealand icons. They embody so much of what New Zealand has achieved in the last 30 years. They have walked along New Zealand as New Zealand grew up. Māori land rights. They were there. Feminism. They were there. 1981 Springbok Tour ... They were part of the anti-nuclear movement. The Twins have been part of New Zealand's history. So, in making a film about the Twins I've been given the chance to make a film about New Zealand.
– Director Leanne Pooley
They're relatively shameless, and that's a good thing to be. And to know how far you're prepared to go and to know how far people are willing to go with you.
– John Clarke, on the Topp Twins' crowd-pleasing talents
Mum said, 'wait until your sister finds out!' And I said, 'you've got another thing coming Mum!'
– A Topp describes coming out to her Mum

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