My Brilliant Friend tells the story of Elena Greco, a now-elderly woman who discovers the most important friend in her life, Raffaella "Lila" Cerullo, seems to have disappeared with a trace. A writer, immersed in a house full of books, Greco turns on her computer and starts writing the story of their tempestuous friendship, starting from the point when Elena met Lila their first year of primary school in 1950.
Set in a dangerous and fascinating Naples, their story goes on to cover more than 60 years of their lives as she tries to describe the mystery of Lila, Elena's brilliant friend and — in a way — her best friend, and worst enemy.
When the most important friend in her life seems to disappear without trace, Elena Greco, an elderly woman living in a house crammed with books, switches on her PC and starts writing her own story, and that of Lila. She tells the tale of their friendship, which started at school in the 1950s. Set in a dangerous but fascinating Naples, it is just the start of a story spanning sixty years of life. A tale that attempts to unveil the mystery of Lila, Elena's brilliant friend. Her best friend, and her worst enemy.
Rating: 8.60/10 (avg out of 8447 votes)
My Brilliant Friend Airs: Monday
My Brilliant Friend Status: Break
MY BRILLIANT FRIEND - General Information
Series Premiere: November 18, 2018 Classification: Scripted Genre: Action | Drama | Family | Romance Network: Rai 1 Airs: Monday at 12:00 am Runtime: 60 Minutes
MY BRILLIANT FRIEND - Season 1 -- 8 Episodes
1x1 -- Nov 18, 2018 -- Le Bambole (The Dolls) 1x2 -- Nov 19, 2018 -- I Soldi (The Money) 1x3 -- Nov 25, 2018 -- Le Metamorfosi (The Metamorphoses) 1x4 -- Nov 26, 2018 -- Le Smarginatura (Dissolving Margins) 1x5 -- Dec 02, 2018 -- Le Scarpe (The Shoes) 1x6 -- Dec 03, 2018 -- L'isola (The Island) 1x7 -- Dec 09, 2018 -- I Fidanzati (The Fiancés) 1x8 -- Dec 10, 2018 -- La Promessa (The Promise)
MY BRILLIANT FRIEND - Season 2 -- 8 Episodes
2x1 -- Feb 10, 2020 -- Il nuovo cognome (The New Name) 2x2 -- Feb 10, 2020 -- Il corpo (The Body) 2x3 -- Feb 17, 2020 -- Scancellare (Erasure) 2x4 -- Feb 17, 2020 -- Il bacio (The Kiss) 2x5 -- Feb 24, 2020 -- Il tradimento (The Betrayal) 2x6 -- Feb 24, 2020 -- La rabbia (The Anger) 2x7 -- Mar 02, 2020 -- I fantasmi (Ghosts) 2x8 -- Mar 02, 2020 -- La fata blu (The Blue Fairy)