A SUNDANCE TV ORIGINAL SERIES
written and directed by Academy Award® winner Jane Campion. starring Elisabeth Moss, Gwendoline Christie, David Dencik and Nicole Kidman

Top Of The Lake: China Girl

Premiering in September on SundanceTV
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Critics at Cannes and Beyond Are Calling Top of the Lake: China Girl “Brilliant,” “Gripping” and “Gloriously Weird”

Posted 05/26/2017 12:21 PM by
Critics at Cannes and Beyond Are Calling <i>Top of the Lake: China Girl</i> “Brilliant,” “Gripping” and “Gloriously Weird”

The 2017 Cannes Film Festival lineup included television for the first time ever, featuring a six-episode marathon debut of director Jane Campion’s Top of the Lake: China Girl. Critics are embracing it, calling the return of the limited series “gripping and very eccentric,” and “wacky, different and so damn interesting.”

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Jane Campion’s Top of the Lake: China Girl Trailer Released

Posted 05/11/2017 8:00 AM by
Jane Campion’s <i>Top of the Lake: China Girl</i> Trailer Released

SundanceTV is pleased to present the trailer for BBC Two and See-Saw Films’ Top of the Lake: China Girl, ahead of its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival later this month.

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Elisabeth Moss and Gwendoline Christie to Star in “TOP OF THE LAKE” Season 2

Posted 03/21/2016 8:01 PM by

The series, starring Elisabeth Moss and Gwendoline Christie, will once again be directed by Jane Campion and will also feature David Dencik, Alice Englert, and Ewen Leslie.

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Everyone Loves Lucy Lawless and Here’s Why…

Posted 07/17/2014 5:54 PM by

Who doesn’t love Lucy Lawless? This gorgeous New Zealand-born actress with a sunny (but fierce) personality is a pop culture icon, and she can steal any show in only a few fleeting moments on screen, as she proves in TOP OF THE LAKE; she’s got the charisma to wrap the audience around her little finger in seconds. And while she’s famous for playing Xena, she’s a multidimensional performer with some interests that may surprise you. Read on for some of our favorite Lucy Lawless moments — on and off screen.

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10 Reasons Why Holly Hunter Is a Badass

Posted 07/17/2014 5:46 PM by

Let’s just all agree: Holly Hunter is a badass. She’s won Emmys, a Golden Globe and — not to mention the hearts of fans. She’s given us comedy, drama, grit, sex appeal and intelligence in an astounding variety of roles. And that voice — oh, that voice. And of course Hunter filled an unforgettable role in the SundanceTV original series TOP OF THE LAKE. Let’s take a look at some of Hunter’s most remarkable roles in a career full of them.

1. TOP OF THE LAKE (2013)
In TOP OF THE LAKE, Hunter reunites with her Piano director, Jane Campion. “Jane asking me to do it was a big attraction,” Hunter told Vanity Fair about the role of GJ, a revered figure — whose long, straight gray hair oddly resembles Campion’s own — running a camp for women who are looking to escape and seek redemption. Eerie and transcendent, Hunter gives a mesmerizing performance.

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The Eight Alter Egos of Elisabeth Moss

Posted 04/22/2014 8:49 AM by

Elisabeth Moss, star of both AMC’s Mad Men and SundanceTV’s TOP OF THE LAKE, said at Sundance Film Festival 2013 where the latter premiered, “Coming from an environment where I’m used to reading great television scripts, I kind of have a high standard.” Based on her resume, who wouldn’t agree? Take a look at some of her most memorable accomplishments.

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