It was filmed at the Stadio Comunale in Turin, Italy. Madonna’s 1987 Who’s That Girl World Tour was a critical and commercial success, earning US $25 million and playing in front of an audience of 1.5 million.
The video received positive reviews from critics, who noted Madonna’s showmanship and her skills as a performer.
They also complimented the camera work in the video, for enhancing the visual aspects of the tour. Ciao Italia topped the Music Video sales chart of Billboard, and became the second best-selling music video cassette of 1988.