I don’t speak Italian, but I’m hooked on Capri, an Italian soap currently in its second season. I don’t really understand all the details of what’s going on — something about the romantic life of a woman (played by Gabriella Pession, shown in the excerpt embedded above) who runs a restaurant on the resort isle of the title — but when you have the sparkling blue water and the pretty, pretty people, the language barrier becomes irrelevant. My neighbors, who pay for the premium Italian channel RAI, are watching the current season, but reruns of the first season are airing for free every weeknight on WMBC, a station available here in the tri-state area and perhaps elsewhere. Since I’m not traveling anywhere this summer, Capri is my vacation.
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