Story: Documentary film

Untouchable girls, 2009

Watch the trailer for the feature-length 2009 documentary made to mark the 50th birthday of musicians the Topp Twins, Lynda and Jools. Through live performances, interviews, archive footage and home movies, it traces the careers of these country-singing, cross-dressing lesbian twins. Directed by Leanne Pooley, it became one of the highest-grossing New Zealand documentaries, and won more than 20 national and international awards.

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Helen Martin, 'Documentary film - Documentary films in the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/43610/untouchable-girls-2009 (accessed 4 August 2020)

Story by Helen Martin, published 22 Oct 2014