The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls
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Argot Pictures is proud to present the US theatrical release of 'The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls' a documentary by Leanne Pooley. Winner of numerous awards, including Best Feature Documentary at New York's NewFest 2010 and the Cadillac People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival 2009 'The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls' tells the story of the world's only comedic, singing, yodeling lesbian twin sisters, Lynda and Jools Topp, whose political activism and unique brand of entertainment has helped change New Zealand's social landscape. In the… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 89%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"With a cheeky attitude and a live-and-let-live message, the Topps are irresistible ambassadors for New Zealand, where a daft sense of humor appears to be a key natural resource."
‑ Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune
"One secret to the Topps' widespread acceptance is in plain sight: their remarkably old-fashioned act."
‑ Mark Jenkins, NPR
"These butch lesbian sibling farmers, who have a comedy singing act (acoustic country songs), are shown fighting for gay rights and surviving cancer over the decades, and they are endearing in their suits and fake moustaches."
‑ Brandon Judell, indieWIRE
"Jools and Linda left my giggle chain unyanked and their backstory, for all its nuance and aspects of tragedy, failed to stir my soul."
‑ Catherine Shoard, Guardian
"Pooley's approach is a bit paint-by-numbers, but her film is upbeat without being calculatedly feel-good."
‑ Betsy Sherman, Boston Phoenix
"A fond, uncomplicated love letter to two irrepressible good-time Charlottes."
‑ Ty Burr, Boston Globe
"They've been performing for 30 years and it's safe to say that if they had any appeal here, you would have heard of them by now."
‑ Kyle Smith, New York Post
"Pooley could have been more probing in her interviews with the twins and their supporters. But the fact of the duo's success is so astounding you're gripped all the same."
‑ Charlotte O'Sullivan, This is London
"Warm and charming, if hardly essential."
‑ Joe Walsh, Little White Lies
"The talent, the humor and the dedication of these amazing sisters is a gift to the world."
‑ Robin Clifford, Reeling Reviews
"Sometimes corny, often funny and just as often touching, their act has been wowing Kiwis for decades."
‑ David Wiegand, San Francisco Chronicle
"Merging old-fashioned comedy routines with up-to-the-minute politics - all of it enabled by fun-loving personalities and a gift for rousing original songs - the ladies emit a genuine warmth that reels audiences in."
‑ Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times
"The more you learn about the twins the more of a fan you are likely to become and The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls is the very essence of a crowd-pleaser."
‑ Allan Hunter, Daily Express
"I cannot imagine anyone who would not like the Topp twins."
‑ Chris Hewitt (St. Paul), St. Paul Pioneer Press
"Take the Indigo Girls and spice them up with some k.d. lang, Dame Edna, Minnie Pearl, the AbFabers, Monty Python and Rodney Dangerfield then apply kiwi accents and you might begin to get an idea of what the Topp Twins are like."
‑ Laura Clifford, Reeling Reviews
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