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 Charms at The Venice Film Festival
The drama earned a standing ovation and accolades from American and Italian critics alike.
“Breathes through the looks, the thrills, the fears and the challenges of the two young actresses.”
“A fantastic series. ... One of the best in recent years.”
For two years, the pseudonymous literary sensation corresponded regularly with the director adapting My Brilliant Friend for HBO. But the resulting show is a testament to her elusiveness. Check out the full article featured in The New York Times.