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

Variety, Uproxx and RogerEbert.com Rave Over the “Mesmerizing” Elisabeth Moss in the “Undeniably Good” Top of the Lake: China Girl


Praise continues to roll in for Top of the Lake: China Girl. Critics are calling the limited series a “triumph,” and praising the performances of Elisabeth Moss, Gwendoline Christie and Nicole Kidman as a “wonderful trio.”

Read on for more:

• TV Line‘s Dave Nemetz hailsTop of the Lake: China Girl is a triumph,” and “Elisabeth Moss shines (again) in Sundance’s superb crime drama.”

• Farrah Cheded of Film School Rejects says, “For fans of the first series, it is gratifying continuity and beautiful evolution.”

• Deadline‘s Dominic Patten gives the show a “double-thumbs-up” and boasts that it’s “compelling and almost endlessly emotionally probing.”

• San Francisco Chronicle‘s David Wiegand lauds the casting of Gwendoline Christie as “genius,” and says, “Moss delivers a performance of symphonic complexity.”

• Brian Tallerico for RogerEbert.com praises the ”great performances and writing,” and adds “it’s an undeniably good show.”

• Boston Globe‘s Matthew Gilbert points out, ”Moss continues to prove, as she has in Mad Men and The Handmaid’s Tale, that she’s among the best actors working in TV right now.”

• Alan Sepinwall writes in Uproxx that “China Girl provides six more hours of Elisabeth Moss brilliance in a year that already gave us The Handmaid’s Tale.”

• In Variety, Mauren Ryan calls Moss’s performance ”mesmerizing,” and adds “this empathic and worthwhile project is aided by a terrific performance from Nicole Kidman.”

• USA Today‘s Kelly Lawler boasts that the series is ”exquisite” and that it was “well worth the wait.”

• The Wrap‘s Brian Welk celebrates the star power, saying, ”Elisabeth Moss, Gwendoline Christie and Nicole Kidman are a wonderful trio of dark, complex and flawed characters.”

• Scott Pierce of the Salt Lake Tribune also praises the cast: ”Elisabeth Moss, Nicole Kidman, Gwendoline Christie and Alice Englert turn in amazing performances.”

• Amy Taubin of Artforum proclaims “no actress working today is better than Moss.”

• In Touch calls the series “expertly acted and enthralling.”

Stream the entire Top of the Lake: China Girl series online now.