Untouchable Girls – The Movie
Our documentary feature film The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls, released in April 2009, has taken nearly $2 million at the NZ Box Office making it the Top Documentary Film ever released in New Zealand! It had its North American Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival and won the Cadillac People’s Choice Award for Best Documentary, beating Michael Moore!
The film also won the Audience Award at the Melbourne International Film Festival, the Gothenburg Film Festival, the Portland International Film Festival and won Best Feature Film (under 1 million dollar budget) as well as Best Original Music at the Qantas New Zealand Film and TV Awards 2009. After a successful international festival run, the film has sold to Australia, Canada, United States, Netherlands and Japan.
Download the Untouchable Girls Press Pack – this includes full synopsis, director’s and producer’s statements, key bios, full credits plus a rather tasty recipe for scones.
Download the Full International Press Book with a selection of reviews to date.
A docu that has you falling in love with two of the crazier people you never met, the Topp Twins… pure fun, very musical, and a can of mixed nuts. What we see are transformations worthy of world-class actresses. Variety – Read the full review
This film deserves to receive the amount of love and dedication put in to creating it and will, just like the Topp Twins, make a real difference in which ever circles it travels in. Angela Nichol, Thread.co.nz – Read the full review
You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you might just yodel… A Topp Effort. Russell Baillie NZ Herald – Read the full review
See it with: The entire family. Christine Powley, Otago Daily Times – Read the full review
A great mix of laughter and heart-felt emotion. Andreas Heinemann, Flicks.co.nz – Read the full review
Very funny, very moving… guaranteed to leave the theatre with a spring in your step and a song in your heart. Margaret Agnew, The Press, Christchurch – Read the full review
Funny, poignany, courageous… See it. The Dominion Post, Wellington
How often is a film puncuate by laughs and clapping and ends with an ovation? … it has a deserved 5 star rating. This film is not to be missed. The Waikato Times, Hamilton
Heart-warming… Its a hilarious musical romp…. this film will leave you feeling proud to be a New Zealander. The NZ Women’s Weekly
10 out of 10 “Brilliant entertainment, everyone will love it, the best Kiwi film in years. Steve Gray, TVNZ Good Morning
Remarkable… funny, moving… this is a lovely film. The Listener