"My Brilliant Friend"
Premieres Sunday, November 18 from 9 to 10 PM ET/PT on HBO
Filmed in Italian, the series is based on the bestselling book of the same name by Elena Ferrante. When the most important friend in her life seems to disappear without a 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 60 years of life. A tale that attempts to unveil the mystery of Lila, Elena’s brilliant friend. Her best friend, and her worst enemy. The second episode will debut on Monday, November 19 at 9 PM ET/PT, with the remaining episodes airing on subsequent Sundays and Mondays at 9 PM ET/PT.