My Brilliant Friend



Synopsis: from the international best seller by Elena Ferrante. This is the story of Elena and Lila, Bound together since childhood in a working class district of Naples in the 1950s. Elena is the daughter of a janitor and Lila is the daughter of a shoemaker. Both are poor but good at school, Elena through strength of will and Lila because she is endowed with an extraordinary intelligence: everything seems to come quickly and easily. With a mix of envy and admiration Elena grows up in the light of this brilliant friend with her unconventional and restless character, finding in her protection from the oppression of the district, dominated by fearful and bloodthirsty male figures. The alliance between the girls seems bound to fall apart when their lives go in separate directions…

Cast: Elisa Del Genio, Ludovica Nasti, Margherita Mazzucco, Gaia Girace

Director: Saverio Costanzo

Duration: 16×50’

Genre: Period drama

Production: HBO, Rai Fiction, TIMvision

Year: 2018

Contact Info:

Margherita Zocaro — International Sales
Phone: +39 335 7557907

Nataliia Chekh
International Sales

Rai Com


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