Top of the Lake is a mystery drama television series written by Jane Campion and Gerard Lee, and directed by Campion and Garth Davis. Its first season aired in 2013, with the second season set to air in 2016. It marks Campion’s first work for television since An Angel at My Table in 1990. Filmed and set in New Zealand, the series follows a detective (Elisabeth Moss) investigating the disappearance of a pregnant 12-year-old girl.Top of the Lake was co-produced for BBC Two in the UK, BBC UKTV in Australia and New Zealand, and Sundance Channel in the United States.
Reviews of Top of the Lake have been positive, referring to the series as “masterfully made”, “beautiful”, “mysterious”, “riveting”, and “a masterpiece”. It received a score of 86 out of 100 from Metacritic and a score of 93 percent from Rotten Tomatoes.
Highly recommended if you enjoyed season 1 of True Detective