When the most important friend in her life seems to have disappeared without a trace, Elena Greco, a now-elderly woman immersed in a house full of books, turns on her computer and starts writing the story of their friendship. Based on the bestselling series by Elena Ferrante.

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My Brilliant Friend – The Story of a New Name features Margherita Mazzucco as Elena and Gaia Girace as Lila, and is based on the second book of Elena Ferrante’s bestselling quadrilogy.

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My Brilliant Friend Charms at The Venice Film Festival

The drama earned a standing ovation and accolades from American and Italian critics alike.

La Stampa

“Breathes through the looks, the thrills, the fears and the challenges of the two young actresses.”

Wired Italia

“A fantastic series. ... One of the best in recent years.”

“A translation of novel to screen that preserves certain of its literary qualities while transmuting others into moving and effective TV.”

“Even better than Del Genio [Elena] and Nasti's [Lila] individual performances — honest, observant and never marred by actorly precociousness — is their work as a pair.”

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