Meet the cast of Top of the Lake: China Girl

Elisabeth Moss portrays the character of Robin Griffin.

Who is Robin Griffin?

In one series, Detective Robin Griffin is headed back to Sydney to try to escape her problems and delve into the trauma of her past, as memories of her ugly past are raised, bringing her closer to her biological daughter.

Moss told RadioTimes.Com that she requested to go in a direction that is much more challenging, deeper, and darker, otherwise she didn’t think there would be much to do.

“I feel like the second season, far more than the first, is very much about female relationships and the complications of that.”.

Where have I encountered her previously?

Elisabeth Moss has had roles starring as Offred in The Handmaid’s Tale, Zoey Bartlet as the president’s daughter in The West Wing, and Peggy Olson in Mad Men, where she won a Golden Globe for her portrayal.

Gwendoline Christie – Miranda Hilmarson.

Who is Miranda Hilmarson?

Miranda, a novice police officer employed in the Sydney police department, is partnered with Robin in their endeavor to solve a homicide investigation.

Christie informed RadioTimes.Com that the experience could be contradictory, intricate, distressing, unsettling, and chaotic, in manners that may not be optimal, functioning in various ways, and, without giving away any surprises, the chance to delve into a highly intense and passionate connection with another woman presented itself.

“I believe it’s uncommon that you have such a focused perspective of a powerful female bond.”

From where do I recognize her?

Gwendoline Christie is renowned as the finest swordswoman in Tarth, known for her role as Brienne in Game of Thrones. Similarly, in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, she portrays Captain Phasma, the woman concealed behind the mask.

Nicole Kidman – Julia Edwards.

Who is Julia Edwards?

Julia, who is the adoptive mother of Robin, her daughter whom she gave up for adoption 17 years ago, starts a new relationship of her own when she leaves her husband. However, she also becomes concerned by her daughter’s new relationship.

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Since I was 14, my friend Jane Campion, who is a writer and director, basically discovered me. I also believe that filmmakers support and try new things, so I am just trying to stay very open and bold. “Fair Vanity told Nicole Kidman about taking on the role of Julia,” I said.

From where do I recognize her?

Recently, Nicole Kidman, one of Hollywood’s prominent actresses, made the transition from the big screen to the TV screen when she took on the role of Celeste Wright in the HBO miniseries Big Little Lies. She has also starred in a number of notable films, including Stanley Kubrick’s Eyes Wide Shut and Baz Luhrmann’s Moulin Rouge.

Alice Englert – Mary Edwards.

Who is Mary Edwards?

Mary, the 17-year-old biological daughter of Robin, becomes involved with a dangerous man named Puss, which causes strife and is adopted by the Edwards family as a baby.

“I think Mary is trying to recover from the person that she is without any real input,” Englert said of her character.

She considers Puss to be that entity – and now she desires to possess her own entity, she is Robin’s offspring, she is Julia’s offspring, she is.

Where have I encountered her previously?

Jane Campion, the director and screenwriter of the film “Top of the Lake,” cast her daughter in a role without showing any favoritism. Alice Englert, an Australian actress, is best known for her roles as Lena Duchannes in the 2013 film “Beautiful Creatures” and as Rosa in the film “Ginger.”

David Dencik – Alexander “Puss” Braun.

Who is Alexander “Puss” Braun?

Edwards’ daughter, who is not quite the image of propriety, works as a troublemaker in a middle-aged brothel. She used to be a language teacher and academic in her family’s mind.

In an interview with RadioTimes.Com, David Dencik revealed that he thoroughly enjoys reading numerous books, particularly those that explore the complexities of society and storytelling. Additionally, he mentioned that he has a strong interest in German history and culture, and that he plays the role of an immigrant in an Australian production.

“The narrative is risky and he desires to go wherever he pleases; he is independent but also unreliable. I believe cats are a very fitting metaphor for his personality, and he also has these cats. He is trying to ally himself with these sex workers and become an outcast in a certain manner.”

“And he has a strong emotional connection to Mary.”

Where did I previously encounter him?

He has taken on a slightly more disheveled look for the role of Puss. Swedish actor David Dencik has played Toby Esterhase where he had parts in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, and The Danish Girl.

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  • Ewen Leslie – Pyke Edwards.

    Who is Pyke Edwards?

    Pyke Edwards, a successful attorney and adoptive parent to Mary, plays the role of the mediator in his troubled family.

    Where did I previously encounter him?

    In Jewboy, Ewen Leslie’s starring performance garnered him a nomination for an AACTA accolade. He has undertaken numerous roles with the Sydney Theatre Company, both on the Australian stage and on television, as an actor.

    This article was initially published in August 2017.