Di4ries is an Italian teen comedy series directed by Alessandro Celli. The Netflix series follows the story of a group of middle school students attending Galileo Galilei Middle School on the island of Ischia. The series follows these students as they encounter their first crush, love, kiss, and friendships. So, if you loved Di4ries here are similar shows you could watch next.
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