Devotion, a Story of Love and Desire: Release date, cast and teaser

Netflix’s new Italian original series, ‘Fidelity’ (Devotion, a Story of Love and Desire), follows a young couple dealing with the aftermath of a potential betrayal. The six episodes series is based on the novel of the same name by Marco Missiroli.

Release date

‘Devotion, a Story of Love and Desire’ premieres on Netflix on this Valentine’s day, February 14, 2022.

Cast and creators

  • Michele Riondino
  • Lucrezia Guidone

Directed By: Stefano Cipani and Andrea Molaioli

Written By: Elisa Amorusa, Laura Colella and Alessandro Fabbri


“Between Milan and Rimini, we witness the story of Carlo (Michele Riondino) and Margherita (Lucrezia Guidone), a young couple who must face the explosive consequences of an alleged betrayal. Between seduction and reason, their relationship finds itself at a crossroads: should one.”

Other Details

Marco Missiroli, the author of the novel is a finalist at the 73rd Strega Prize and winner of the Strega Prize Giovani 2019. ‘Fidelity’ was a number one bestseller in Italy. The series is produced by BiBi Film and filmed between Milan, Rimini and Rome.


The teaser of ‘Devotion, a Story of Love and Desire’ poses a question: Who do we have to be faithful to, to others or to ourselves? This one line entails the theme of the series that is marital fidelity without revealing too much.

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