“The brilliant Friend” by Elena Ferrante arrives in Ischia. In fact, the next week, and precisely from May 23 to 31, the village of Ponte will make a journey back in time catapulting into a bygone era, which will be given a soft and light romantic light. On Ischia Ponte will be filmed some scenes from the novel from the series from which this fiction is in costume. “Thanks to the fortune obtained from the Ferrante book and the wide audience that will reach this TV series – said the mayor Enzo Ferrandino – once again Ischia will have an international appeal. We are proud of it and I am sure that our fellow citizens will welcome the production and its requests with enthusiasm “. “It will be a wonderful experience for our island and for the town of Ischia – said the commissioner Marianna Sasso – and the production, having already done many inspections, was really very impressed both by the beauty of our land and by the welcoming spirit cooperative. For example, some restaurateurs who will have to stay closed for the opening days of the set, have asked to donate the reimbursement foreseen for the families affected by the earthquake of last August 21st. In short, Ischia has a great and beautiful heart that never stops beating and creating beautiful projects “. The series, which brings to the screen the beloved tetralogy, focuses on this first phase on the first book “The brilliant friend” in fact, eight episodes, Hbo-Rai production, and by Lorenzo Mieli and Mario Gianani for Wildside and Domenico Procacci for Fandango.