(ANSA) - ROME, 13 JAN - "A series that talks about the past but also the future. In Maria I saw my grandmother. The Bride talks about simple things, about female emancipation. Yesterday women paved the way for those of today too. if he still needs to be done, but we must never give up. What is dream? A woman at the Quirinale ". Serena Rossi, back on Rai1 with La Sposa, by Endemol Shine Italy for Rai Fiction, alongside Giorgio Marchesi in a TV series in 3 prime time nights from Sunday 16 January. La Sposa addresses very topical issues such as women's emancipation, gender equality, and respect for socio-cultural differences. Italy, late 1960s. These are years of changes and transformations, from costume to politics.But in some areas of the country archaic practices such as proxy weddings are still widespread, in which young Southern women are given in brides to Northern men, mostly farmers. Maria is a young woman from the South who, to guarantee a future for her brothers and mother, accepts a marriage by proxy by moving to Northern Italy to live with a man she married but does not know, Italo. Despite the hard work in the countryside, the hostilities due to her being a southern woman, the initial refusal of her husband Italo, Marianon gives up. "The Bride - says Serena Rossi - speaks of simple things, of female emancipation. Like her too, I believe too much in the goodness of people. Maria's fatigue will never make her weigh, she will endure everything, even injustices, not because of fragility, but by force. I am very attached to the roots, like Maria ". Giorgio Marchesi notes: "My character drags himself into life, almost lost in his existence. The arrival of Maria is perceived by him with discomfort. When the protagonist begins to make himself known, he will radiate light in that house.
A talent that also belongs to Serena: in the morning she sang sulset, she knows all the songs.
My character will have the courage to be more modern than those who preceded him. "Rossia adds:" I am a working woman, mother of a male child who I hope will grow up with respect for female figures.
I think there are still many things to work on, but I am confident ". (ANSA).