Elena Ferrante is no longer an unknown in the audiovisual medium. The Italian novelist had some film adaptation, however, what has undoubtedly catapulted her to fame has been her series adaptation of her saga ‘The Great Friend’ for HBO. Before Netflix brings the one from ‘The Lying Life of Adults’, Maggie Gyllenhaal jumped into the pool with her own version of ‘The Dark Daughter’.
A woman needs to get away for a while from personal demons and traumas that she has witnessed, and looks for the solution in a charming residence in the middle of the English countryside that will take her away from the madding crowd. The nature and charm of small communities seem the perfect antidote to … Read more