A family saga set in Italy which chronicles the life of a middle-class family. It explores the relationship between two brothers Nicola and Matteo as their life paths separate during youth, encompassing major political and social events in post–World War II Italian history.

  1. Sandro Petraglia


  2. Stefano Rulli


  3. Marco Tullio Giordana


Series Cast

  1. Luigi Lo Cascio as Nicola Carati

    Luigi Lo Cascio

    Nicola Carati

    4 Episodes

  2. Alessio Boni as Matteo Carati

    Alessio Boni

    Matteo Carati

    4 Episodes

  3. Jasmine Trinca as Giorgia Esposti

    Jasmine Trinca

    Giorgia Esposti

    4 Episodes

  4. Adriana Asti as Adriana Carati

    Adriana Asti

    Adriana Carati

    4 Episodes

  5. Sonia Bergamasco as Giulia Monfalco

    Sonia Bergamasco

    Giulia Monfalco

    4 Episodes

  6. Fabrizio Gifuni as Carlo Tommasi

    Fabrizio Gifuni

    Carlo Tommasi

    4 Episodes

  7. Maya Sansa as Mirella Utano

    Maya Sansa

    Mirella Utano

    4 Episodes

  8. Valentina Carnelutti as Francesca Carati

    Valentina Carnelutti

    Francesca Carati

    4 Episodes

  9. Camilla Filippi as Sara Carati

    Camilla Filippi

    Sara Carati

    4 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

2003 • 4 Episodes

Season 1 of The Best of Youth premiered on December 7, 2003.

Part 4

(1x4, December 15, 2003) Season Finale

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The Best of Youth
The Best of Youth


Original Name La mejor juventud

Status Ended


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Type Miniseries

Original Language Italian


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