Here’s a reminder of the key events in Top Of The Lake series 1, for anyone whose memory needs a jog. Spoilers…
Warning: contains series one spoilers.
See related Seann William Scott interview: Goon, Role Models, American Pie and Eugene Levy Goon 2 is in the works
Detective Robin Griffin (Elisabeth Moss) returns to her remote New Zealand hometown of Laketop to visit her mother who is dying of cancer, leaving behind in Sydney her fiancé of five years, Steve. When twelve-year-old Tui (Jacqueline Joe) is found standing fully dressed in the local lake, the school nurse discovers that Tui is five months pregnant. Robin is brought in to interview the child on account of her experience with abuse cases. When asked who impregnated her, Tui writes the word “No-one” on a piece of paper.
Tui’s father is local drug-dealer Matt Mitcham (Peter Mullan), a violent man