WATCH: Director Cindy Lee breaks down two scenes from the Showmax original series 'The Girl from St Agnes'

Cape Town - Director Cindy Lee, who previously worked as the social media director on Netflix's Black Mirror, breaks down two pivotal scenes from the Showmax original drama The Girl from St Agnes.

Cindy co-directed the eight-episode series with Catharine Cooke. The Girl from St Agnes was was produced by Harriet Gavshon of Quizzical Pictures’ who drew on her own private school experiences for the show.

The gripping murder mystery is a rare series commissioned, produced, written, directed and largely edited by women.

The show centres on a prestigious all-girls boarding school in the Midlands, when a popular student is found dead at the base of the old mill.

Fearful of the scandal it might cause, the school is quick to declare the death of Lexi Summerveld (Jane de Wet) a tragic accident. But drama teacher Kate Ballard (Nina Milner) doesn’t believe it. The more she investigates, the more Kate realises that she didn’t really know Lexi or the school at all. Behind the imposing walls of St Agnes, Lexi’s killer won’t be the only person exposed.

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Compiled by Herman Eloff.