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My brilliant friend. The complete first season / HBO presents ; a Wildside-Fandango production with Umedia ; in association with RAI Fiction and Timvision ; a series by Saverio Costanzo ; written by Elena Ferrante, Francesco Piccolo, Laura Paolucci, Saverio Costanzo ; directed by Saverio Costanzo.

Costanzo, Saverio, television director, screenwriter. (Added Author). Ferrante, Elena, screenwriter. (Added Author). Piccolo, Francesco, 1964- screenwriter. (Added Author). Paolucci, Laura, screenwriter. (Added Author). Del Genio, Elisa, actor. (Added Author). Nasti, Ludovica, actor. (Added Author). Vitolo, Anna Rita, actor. (Added Author). Gallone, Luca, actor. (Added Author). Villa, Imma, actor. (Added Author). Milo, Antonio, actor. (Added Author). Gallo, Alessio, actor. (Added Author). Acca, Valentina, actor. (Added Author). Buonanno, Antonio, actor. (Added Author). Romano, Dora, actor. (Added Author). Rohrwacher, Alba, actor. (Added Author). Mazzucco, Margherita, actor. (Added Author). Girace, Gaia, actor. (Added Author). De Palo, Elisabetta, actor. (Added Author). Ferrante, Elena. Television adaptation of (work): Amica geniale (Novel) (Added Author). Wildside (Firm), production company. (Added Author). Fandango (Firm), production company. (Added Author). Umedia (Firm), production company. (Added Author). Rai Fiction (Firm), production company. (Added Author). TIMvision (Firm), production company. (Added Author). Home Box Office (Firm), presenter. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm), publisher. (Added Author). Music by Max Richter. (Cast).
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Available copies

  • 0 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

7 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
McIntosh Public Library DVD MY (Text) 33500013046388 Main Checked out 04/26/2019
Moorhead Public Library DVD MY (Text) 33500013046396 Main On holds shelf -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 464 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from container.
Based on the first of four "Neapolitan novels" by Elena Ferrante.
An HBO original series broadcast in 2018.
Bonus features: invitation to the set ; recreating the Rione ; the Making of My brilliant friend.
Formatted Contents Note: Disc 1 -- Le bambole -- I soldi -- Le metamorfosi -- La smarginatura -- Disc 2 -- Le scarpe -- L'isola -- I fidanzati -- La promessa
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music by Max Richter.
Participant or Performer Note: Elisa del Genio, Ludovica Nasti, Anna Rita Vitolo, Luca Gallone, Imma Villa, Antonio Milo, Alessio Gallo, Valentina Acca, Antonio Buonanno, Dora Romano, Alba Rohrwacher, Margherita Mazzucco, Gaia Girace, Elisabetta De Palo.
Summary, etc.: A tale of best friends Lila and Elena, which started at the school in the 1950s. As an elderly woman, Elena tries to unravel the mystery of her brilliant friend, who also became her worst enemy.
Target Audience Note: TV rating: TV-MA ; CHV rating: 14A.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1, wide screen (16:9 ; 1.78:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1.
Language Note: Italian dialogue; Spanish subtitles ; English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: Best friends > Drama.
Female friendship > Drama.
Naples (Italy) > Drama.
Genre: Television programs.
Television series.
Television adaptations.
Fiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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