Luna Park: Netflix series set in 1960s Rome

Sep 26, 2021 480

Netflix is set to air a new series called Luna Park set in the amusement park of the same name against the backdrop of Rome's dolce vita era in the 1960s. The original Italian series will air in 190 countries from 30 September, with Netflix introducing Luna Park like this: "In 1960s Rome, a free-spirited young woman who's grown up at her family's circus unexpectedly discovers she belongs to two very different worlds."

Produced by Fandango, Luna Park was written by Isabella Aguilar, of Baby fame - the series about teen prostitution in Rome - and was directed by Leonardo D'Agostini and Anna Negri. The story unfolds in six episodes, full of intrigue, love and secrets, and is centred on an encounter between Nora (Simona Tabasco) and Rosa (Lia Grieco), two young women from different social backgrounds.

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