Murder, betrayal, office politics, temptation…it's all in a day's work for Detective Salvo Montalbano. With his always loyal and sometimes effective police squad he solves crimes in Vigata, crossing paths with housewives and priests, liars, saints and Mafia dons. The series is filmed in the ancient, sun-washed Sicilian city of Ragusa, and is based on the international best-selling mystery novels by Andrea Camilleri. Italian with English subtitles. 2 episodes, 3 ½ hours 2 DVDs.
Episode 31: Merry-Go-Round
Bizarre kidnappings of young women in Vigàtaare happening for incomprehensible reasons. Montalbano also investigates an arson and the disappearance of a young business owner known for being a playboy and big spender. He realizes the key to solving the cases lies in the identity of the young man's girlfriend, a mysterious woman whose identity the man kept secret from friends and associates.
Episode 32: Amore
Montalbano is out of his depth when it comes to matters of the heart, so the disappearance of beautiful Michela Prestia leaves him totally stumped. She'd escaped a tragic past of abuse and prostitution and rebuilt her life with a man she loved. It seems unthinkable she would walk away. An elderly theatrical couple helps Montalbano understand a little more about the complexities of love.
Run Time: 219 minutes
Number of discs: 2
Foreign Language Subtitles: English
Color or B&W: Color
Region Code: 1
Luca Zingaretti; Fabrizio Bentiovoglio; Cesare Bocci; Peppino Mazzotta