‘My Brilliant Friend:’ How the popular novel was adapted for TV

The new HBO series “My Brilliant Friend” is an adaptation of Elena Ferrante's Italian novel that became a worldwide sensation. The series is set in Naples, and revolves around two young girls. How does the nove translate to television?


Jennifer Schuur - Executive Producer, HBO’s “My Brilliant Friend”, Ann Goldstein - Neapolitan Quartet

Madeleine Brand

Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Yael Even Or, Alexandra Sif Tryggvadottir, Adriana Cargill