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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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Season finale. Elena pens her first novel, which she entrusts to her new fiancé, before returning to Naples, where she finds Lila in her new life as a factory worker.

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Dive Deeper Into Season 2

The cast and crew of My Brilliant Friend: The Story of a New Name give a sneak peek of what to expect from new episodes.

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A True Friendship

The cast and crew discuss the core relationship in the series: Elena and Lila.

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Recreating the Rione

Learn how the neighborhood of My Brilliant Friend was brought to life.

My True Brilliant Friend

Follow the journey of young actors Margherita Mazzucco and Gaia Girace, from first introductions to the series' premiere, as they work to bring the story of two best friends to life.

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