The disappearance of her old friend, Lila Cerrullo, causes 60-year-old author Elena Greco to reflect on the early days of their friendship in 1950s Naples, when Elena and Lila are two very different girls at the top of their class. When the girls discover the underground lair of Don Achille, a criminal figure who controls the neighborhood, they decide to confront him, facing their fears together and laying the cornerstone of a lasting friendship and rivalry.
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The Latin prayer at the wake is the Hail Mary. See more
When Donato Sarratore arrives to pay condolences at the Cappuccio bedside, he crosses himself with his left hand (Catholics always use the right hand). At the conclusion of the sign of the cross, he kisses his hand, initially the left, then the right on close up. See more