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Troubled Waters: Jane Campion on Top of the Lake

  • IF.com.au
It.s mid-December and Jane Campion is three days away from finishing post-production on the final episode of TV series Top of the Lake. We.re sitting in See-Saw Films. Paddington office and she.s looking at her phone reading a message from leading lady Elisabeth Moss. She.s pleased and Moss is ecstatic. ..Jane, you can have whatever you want... you can have my first-born child. I just watched the first two episodes: I.m completely blown away, I.m speechless...

It.s a ringing endorsement from the American actor whose casting nearly turned the New Zealand-set production on its head before a single frame was even shot. Moss plays Robin Griffin, a straight-talking detective called into investigate the mysterious disappearance of a pregnant twelve year-old in Top of the Lake, Campion.s six-part crime mystery involving lashings of murder, drugs and sex.

For the director, Moss. initial audition
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'Underbelly' rival stars reveal "incredibly close" friendship

'Underbelly' rival stars reveal
Danielle Cormack and Chelsie Preston Crayford from Underbelly have opened up about their friendship. The two actresses from New Zealand, who play arch enemies Tilly Devine and Kate Leigh in the fourth series of the Australian crime drama, actually auditioned together for the roles because they already knew each other well from co-starring in The Cult. Crayford told National Features: "It's been really fun and interesting to portray a relationship like [Kate and Tilly's]. It's actually like a heightened version of a common female dynamic - that competitiveness and addiction to one another. They can't live with each other, but they can't live without each other. "[Danielle and I] actually (more)
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