Lucy Lawless - Top Of The Lake
Mini-Series |  Role: Caroline Platt
Episodes 1 and 5 | March / April 2013

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16 December 2013

Top of the Lake DVD Update

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The award winning Jane Campion "Top of the Lake" mini-series is available on DVD.

Lucy appeared in episode 1 (the back of her) and episode 5 in the role of Caroline Platt.

Australia: Click here to purchase (JB Hi-Fi)
UK - Click here to purchase (Amazon.co.uk)
NZ - Click here to purchase (Mighty Ape)
US - Click her to purchase (Amazon.com)

A 12 year old girl, walks chest deep into the freezing waters of a South Island lake in New Zealand. She is five months pregnant and won't say who the father is. Then she disappears. Robin Griffin is a gutsy but inexperienced detective called in to investigate. But as Robin becomes more and more obsessed with the search for Tui, she slowly begins to realise that finding Tui is tantamount to finding herself - a self she has kept well hidden. Set against one of the most amazing and untouched landscapes left on the planet, Top of the Lake is a powerful and haunting story about our search for happiness where the dream of paradise attracts it dark twin, the fall.

Starring: Elizabeth Moss, Holy Hunter and Peter Mullan

Written and Directed by Jane Campion

this 2-disc set includes this bonus material:

  • From the Bottom of the Lake
  • Behind the Scenes
  • Elizabeth Moss/Character Profile
  • Holly Hunter/Character Profile


Video and Screencaps

Episode 5 Top of the Lake - Caroline Platt
Posted on: 9th April 2013

Episode 5 Top of the Lake - Caroline Platt

Here's the much anticipated episode of the Jane Campion Mini-Series Top of the Lake Episode 5 that features Lucy as Caroline Platt. There is some editing at the start of this clip. It had full frontal nudity (not of Lucy) that I edited out that will be appearing in the airred version (and DVD). Video [...]

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SCREENCAPTURES

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Promo Images

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18 September 2013

Press Release: Top of the Lake Wins Emmy Award

Here’s some great news for Jane Campion’s mini series Top of the Lake. Lucy had a brief appearance in Episode 1 and also episode 5 as Caroline Platt. Check out the video below. See the press release below the video about the Emmy Award for Cinematography for the mini-series.


Episode 5 Top of the Lake – Caroline Platt

Posted on: 9th April 2013

Episode 5 Top of the Lake – Caroline Platt

Here’s the much anticipated episode of the Jane Campion Mini-Series Top of the Lake Episode 5 that features Lucy as Caroline Platt. There is some editing at the start of this clip. It had full frontal nudity (not of Lucy) that I edited out that will be appearing in the airred version (and DVD). Video [...]

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You can find out more about Lucy’s role in Top of the Lake by going to the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Top of the Lake subsite

 

SUNDANCE CHANNEL'S "TOP OF THE LAKE" WINS FOR CINEMATOGRAPHY AT THE 2013 PRIMETIME CREATIVE ARTS EMMY(R) AWARDS

LOS ANGELES, September 16, 2013 - Sundance Channel's original miniseries "Top of the Lake" received top honors tonight at the 2013 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy(R) Awards when Adam Arkapaw received the Emmy for Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or a Movie. The honors were handed out by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at the NOKIA Theatre L.A. in Los Angeles. This marks the first Primetime win for Sundance Channel.

"Sundance Channel attempts to push the boundaries of storytelling with provocative narratives brought to life by exquisite production, and we are extremely honored that the Academy has acknowledged Adam Arkapaw's fine work" said Sarah Barnett, Sundance Channel President and GM.

Additionally, Sundance Channel received a record ten Primetime Emmy(R) nominations for its miniseries "Top of the Lake" and "Restless," including a category nomination for "Top of the Lake" for Outstanding Miniseries or Movie and acting nominations for Elisabeth Moss, Peter Mullan and Charlotte Rampling. Jane Campion and Garth Davis were nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries or a Movie for "Top of the Lake." Campion and Gerard Lee were nominated for Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries or a movie for "Top of the Lake".

About "Top of the Lake"

Set in the remote mountains of New Zealand, "Top of the Lake" is the network's original miniseries about the mysterious disappearance of a 12-year-old pregnant girl. The miniseries was co-directed by Oscar(R) winner Jane Campion and Garth Davis and co-writer by Campion and Gerard Lee. "Top of the Lake" is produced by Academy Award(R) winners Emile Sherman and Iain Canning (The King's Speech, Shame) of See-Saw Films, and Philippa Campbell (Black Sheep) of Escapade Pictures. The series stars Elisabeth Moss ("Mad Men," On the Road); Oscar(R) winner Holly Hunter, BAFTA(R) nominee Peter Mullan (War Horse, Trainspotting), AFI Award(R) winning actor David Wenham (The Lord of the Rings, Australia), Lucy Lawless ("Xena: Warrior Princess," "Battlestar Galactica," "Spartacus: Vengeance") and Jacqueline Joe as Tiu. "Top of the Lake" Executive Producer for Sundance Channel is Christian Vesper. "Top of the Lake" is co-produced by Sundance Channel, BBC TWO, and UKTV in Australia and New Zealand. BBC Worldwide distributes the television series internationally.


About Sundance Channel

Sundance Channel is the destination for What's Next, Now. Showcasing both today's creative icons and the emerging talent of tomorrow, Sundance Channel tells bold stories with a fresh point of view. In addition to award winning films, Sundance Channel is home to daring new original programming. Launched in 1996 and owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc., Sundance Channel provides perspectives dedicated to founder Robert Redford's mission to celebrate creativity.


About AMC Networks Inc.

Dedicated to producing quality programming and movie content for more than 30 years, AMC Networks Inc. owns and operates several of the most popular and award-winning brands in cable television. AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel, WE tv, and IFC Films produce and deliver distinctive, compelling and culturally relevant content that engages audiences across multiple platforms. The company also operates AMC/Sundance Channel Global, an international programming business, and AMC Networks Broadcasting & Technology, a full-service network programming feed origination and distribution company.


 

 

 

 

VIDEO & SCREENCAPS
EPISODE 5

Episode 5 Top of the Lake Caroline Platt
Posted on: 9th April 2013

Episode 5 Top of the Lake  Caroline Platt

Heres the much anticipated episode of the Jane Campion Mini-Series Top of the Lake Episode 5 that features Lucy as Caroline Platt. There is some editing at the start of this clip. It had full frontal nudity (not of Lucy) that I edited out that will be appearing in the airred version (and DVD). Video [...]

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SCREENCAPTURES

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Mini-Series Information

Screening Times:

Australia / New Zealand

- 24 March 2013 Foxtel UKTV Channel (Aus)
- 25 March 2013 UKTV (NZ)

US

- 18 March 2013 9 pm Sundance Channel
(first two episodes and then each Monday)

UK

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Top Of The Lake
See-Saw Films Pty Ltd

Producers Emile Sherman, Iain Canning, Philippa Campbell

Executive Producers Jane Campion, Sharon Menzies

Writers Jane Campion, Gerard Lee

Director Jane Campion

Broadcaster BBC (UK), UKTV (Australia), TV3 (NZ), Sundance (USA)

Funding: funding from Screen Australia and Screen NSW

Sales and Distribution BBC Worldwide (UK), UKTV (Australia - Foxtel)

Synopsis
A 12-year-old girl is found chest deep in the freezing waters of a South Island lake. Shes five months pregnant and when asked who the father is she insists: No one. Then she disappears. Detective Robin Griffins obsessive search for Tui unravels both Robin and the compromised town of Laketop.