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My Brilliant Friend Season 1

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    My Brilliant Friend Recap: The Marriage PlotElena’s return to the quartiere finds her sorting out her own romantic confusion against the chaotic backdrop of Lila’s engagement.
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    My Brilliant Friend Recap: La Isla BonitaA viciously effective episode gives Elena what she’s always wanted, and then rips it all away.
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    My Brilliant Friend Recap: If The Shoe Fits …A slow and slightly clunky hour fixates on the Cerullo siblings’ relationship to jealousy and fury.
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    My Brilliant Friend Recap: Girl, You’ll Be a Woman SoonThe disproportionate dynamics between women and men color everything as Lila and Elena slide toward womanhood and all it entails.
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    My Brilliant Friend Recap: Growing PainsAs Elena and Lila lurch toward womanhood, the closed-off intimacy of their relationship has been stretched loose.
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    My Brilliant Friend Recap: The PlebsLila and Elena’s trajectories begin to diverge in an episode that fixates on what connects the two girls, and what sets them apart from each other.
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    My Brilliant Friend Premiere Recap: The Sounds of ViolenceThe Elena Ferrante HBO adaptation kicks off with a tightly packed episode establishing the contours of Lila and Elena’s loud, crowded lives.