As Elena closes a major chapter in her life, we’re introduced to the next actress who will play her in Elena’s next chapter.
Browsing: Elena Ferrante
In an almost complete Lila-less episode, Nino returns to Elena’s life, and between old feelings and him supporting her writing, it complicates Elena’s marriage to Pietro.
As Elena returns to Naples and is coerced to fully be involved in what’s going on, Pietro gives the kind of observations that disturb her perceptions of everyone – including Lila.
As political violence starts to engulf Naples and surrounding areas, Elena is asked to keep her godson for the summer, with very little context as to why.
We jump through at least 2 or so years as Elena gets married and has her first two children while struggling immensely in her personal and professional life.
With feeling like she’d be better as a big fish in a small pond, Lila makes it her goal to return to the neighborhood, and Elena lays the groundwork for that to happen.
In “The Fever,” we catch up with Lila, whose life continues a downward spiral as one of her demons catches up to her.
In its long-awaited return, My Brilliant Friend focuses on Elena, Lila’s name haunts every conversation and accomplishment.
It’s 1967, and what Elena has long wanted has come to her. However, thoughts of Lila always lurk, and Elena once more is drawn to them and her.
With a time jump of three years, we learn whether Elena’s time away from the neighborhood changed her or confirmed what she already knew.