The Topp Twins movie “Untouchable Girls” directed by Leanne opened for nationwide release in New Zealand on April 9th. NZ on Screen interviewed

Leanne Pooley on making docos and Untouchable Girls

Posted by Screen Talker on 2 April 2009 – In the interview-

“Pooley discusses The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls, her documentary on Kiwi icons Lynda and Jools Topp.

The doco looks at the yodeling country music comedic phenomenon and examines the subversion amongst the sing-alongs: “Every really important social change that’s happened in New Zealand over the last 30 years the twins have been a part of, and in some cases even provided a soundtrack for.”

This interview was conducted by Clare O’Leary with camera and editing by Leo Guerchmann”

Here is the full  background from Onscreen. The interview is also available to watch below.


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