My Brilliant Friend(TV show/series, 2018-)

Original title: "L'amica geniale" (Italian/IT)
| 58min per episode | Genre: Drama

Scripted Reality in 2 seasons with 16 episodes

My Brilliant FriendRating: 4.1/5 (with 12 votes) 247
My Brilliant Friend (Italian: L'amica geniale) is an Italian-American drama television series created by Saverio Costanzo for HBO, RAI and TIMvision. Named after the first of four novels in the Neapolitan Novels series by Elena Ferrante, it is set to adapt the entire literary work over four seasons of eight episodes. The series is a co-production between Italian production companies Wildside and Fandango and international film group Umedia. TIMvision withdrew from the project after the first season. The first season premiered on HBO on November 18, 2018 and on Rai 1 and TIMvision on November 27, 2018. A second season, based on Ferrante's second Neapolitan Novel and titled My Brilliant Friend: The Story of a New Name (Italian: L'amica geniale: Storia del nuovo cognome), was confirmed in December 2018, and premiered on Rai 1 on February 10, 2020, and will premiere on HBO on March 16, 2020. The first two episodes of the second season were released in Italian cinemas from January 27–29, 2020. ()
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About My Brilliant Friend

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.

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My Brilliant Friend Seasons and Episodes

02/10/2020The Story of a New Name - 8 episodes
In Season 2, Lila and Elena reunite with an old acquaintance--an encounter that propels them into two completely different worlds.
#1 | 02/10/2020The New Name
#2 | 02/10/2020The Body
#3 | 02/17/2020Erasure
#4 | 02/17/2020The Kiss
#5 | 02/24/2020Episode 5 - in 7d
#6 | 02/24/2020Episode 6 - in 7d
#7 | 03/02/2020Episode 7 - in 14d
#8 | 03/02/2020Episode 8 - in 14d
11/17/2018My Brilliant Friend - 8 episodes

Additional Information

Official websites:
Production countries: Italy, United States of America (USA)
Based on: "Neapolitan Novels"
Original language: Italian (IT)
Spoken languages: Italian (IT)
Translated into 21 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Returning series
First episode released on: 11/18/2018
Latest episode released on: 02/10/2020
Composer: Max Richter
Performer: Max Richter
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"החברה הגאונה שלי"
"Min fantastiska väninna"

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WatchPlayStream ID: SHOWS:21429, Added: 05/16/2018, Last updated: 02/17/2020