Topp Twins doco breaks opening weekend records

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Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls has broken all records for best opening day and best opening weekend o

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Applause and a whole lot of laughter has swept the nation this weekend… No not due to an overdose of chocolate, but thanks to a wonderful film screening in over 50 locations about our beloved national treasures, the Topp Twins.

The opening weekend saw Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls break all records for best opening day and best opening weekend of a New Zealand documentary. “We are proud to be associated with such an uplifting, fun film about two wonderful, lovable New Zealanders. It’s tremendously entertaining, while offering a personal snapshot of recent New Zealand history” says NZ Film Commission CEO, Graeme Mason.

The uplifting nature of Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls has seen audiences and media across the country fall in love with this uniquely New Zealand story.

The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls is a film that takes a deeply intimate look at New Zealand’s most beloved twins and is both hilarious and touching. The Topp Twins are well known as comedy characters, as activists and as entertainers, but the personal story of Jools and Lynda Topp has never been told. This biopic is a celebration of the lives and work of the twins, as well as a metaphor for how far New Zealand has come as a nation.

Rialto Distribution CEO Kelly Rogers comments “I am deeply moved that the nation has embraced this wonderful film. We can all be incredibly proud as it truly is a love letter to New Zealand”

The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls opened on Thursday 9th April, and tickets can be purchased from participating cinemas.

Incredible media support and positive reviews have urged the public to see this film;

*****  " It's a hilarious musical romp...this film will leave you feeling proud to be a New Zealander" THE NZ WOMEN’S WEEKLY

****1/2 “As good as homemade marmalade, this is preservative free cinema...it’s all here in a delightful fishbowl ” THE STAR CHRISTCHRUCH

**** “You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you might just yodel” NZ HERALD

Press Release: Trigger Marketing 

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The Big Idea Editor

16 Apr 2009

The Big Idea Editor

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