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My Brilliant Friend (TV Series)

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Original title
L'amica geniale (TV Series)aka
  • My Brilliant Friend
Running time
50 min.
Italy Italy
Saverio Costanzo, Elena Ferrante, Francesco Piccolo, Laura Paolucci (Novel: Elena Ferrante)
Max Richter
Fabio Cianchetti
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Co-production Italy-United States; Home Box Office (HBO) / Wildside / Fandango Produzione / Radiotelevisione Italiana (RAI)
TV Series. Drama | Friendship. 1950s
Synopsis / Plot
TV Series (2018-Present Day). When the most important friend of her life appears to have vanished without a trace, Elena Greco, an elderly woman who lives in a house filled with books, turns on her computer and starts to write the story of herself and Lila, the story of a friendship born at elementary school in the 1950s. Set in a dangerous and fascinating Naples, the account that follows covers more than sixty years of life and attempts to unveil the mystery of Lila, Elena’s brilliant friend, at once her best friend and worst enemy.

HBO has confirmed a second season for The Brilliant Friend.
2018: Critics Choice Awards: Nominated for Best Drama Series
2018: Venice Film Festival: Official Selection (Out of Competition)
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