Track of Sand Ep Even then, they must severely truncate the dialog. And visit an Italy that has nearly deserted streets not sure how that happens, but random civilians don’t seem to exist in these stories. Sorry, this episode is not currently available. My favorite TV shows. The Snack Thief Ep 1. A wealthy husband and wife are found dead in what appears to be a car accident, but which quickly turns into a murder investigation.

Dozing off en route to a funeral, Montalbano is awakened when his driver crashes next to a seemingly abandoned villa. I’m not sure why this trope is so prevalent, but I suppose they think that depressing equals deep and profound. My favourite TV series and mini series. You have to pay closer attention to how they poorly edited and patched the sequences of the time; they left from the place to investigate a crime scene at night, yet when the next scene appeared, it suddenly became a day time with sunshine. There may be very familiar tropes, but in a way it’s inevitable and doesn’t detract from the enjoyment at all. What he would much rather do, however, is accept a dinner invitation by his cleaner Adelina, who has promised to cook rice croquettes. The Snack Thief Ep 1 Episode 1 An elderly import-export merchant is found murdered and a young woman who may have been mixed up with him disappears the same day. With a Mafia kingpin who wants to talk, a menacing hit man and a secret cavern, Detective Montalbano’s got his hands full.

You’ll find yourself watching, mesmerized by them, and for a brief time totally taken away from the main plot which, inevitably, you always are led back to.

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How far they went? Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. I have read all of the novels by Andrea Camilerri and I think they have done a good job of capturing the “spirit” of Montalbano: The music is never over-bearing or low-key with a nice atmosphere and flavour.


This “fairness” is pervasive in the books and the series.

This is commissaife by the complete absence of other people or vehicles on the streets. MHz Television in Virginia, deserves a big credit for introducing the Detective Montalbano series to North America with English subtitles, although the Mhz film quality is somewhat grainy and less colorful when compared to the original DVD.

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A wealthy husband and wife are found dead in what appears to be a car accident, but which quickly turns into a murder investigation. With a Mafia kingpin who wants to talk, a menacing hit man and a secret cavern, Detective Montalbano’s got stremaing hands full. The films make good use of the mainland Italian detectives assigned to Ragusa having to contend with the local police staff language and Sicilian customs.

The Shape of Water Ep 3. The sets are often spectacular, whether it is the inside of someone’s apartment, or inside an abandoned warehouse, or even inside an old, unused, underground tunnel.

For instance, let’s just take from those scenes from the latest Season3, the poor sequences of the different times of the day were just astounding: It is just a slower, more languid life down there in the heat and the sun. Share your thoughts with other customers. Watch for my review! Montalbano’s Croquettes Inspector Montalbano Series 1.

The Potter’s Field Ep You sometimes hear a word of Italian or a name in the dialogue that doesn’t appear in the subtitles.

They become a bit predictable as the series progresses These “minor” roles often bring a lot of humor to the series. In Italian with English subtitles. Mon 15 Dec So she’s there, available, and her voice drops in once and awhile to chirp away.

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Shrinkwrap may be renewed, no visible damage on disc or booklet. Mystery of the Terracotta Dog Ep commissaire. My favourite TV series and mini series. I’ve spent the last year turning some friends on to Camilleri’s works because they’re just well written and enjoyable so now I’ll champion this DVD series for the same reasons.


Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Since the screenplay writer could not clearly distinguish what a drama from a comedy or a farce, what qualifications conmissaire to be a policeman, he put monyalbano guy, a very controversial character, an actor named Angelo Russo, to play the role of Agente Catarella, a extremely stupid yet extremely capable character in the police force, as the receptionist, phone answering shtick, a clumsy, awkward mpntalbano to a moron-level stupid guy to be a policeman, and at the same time, since the screenplay writer did not have the basic education in logic, he also made the stupid guy a quite competitive and smart computer researcher.

I suspect it might be an artistic choice though.

Mongalbano 12 October Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. A wealthy executive and his wife crash off a cliff, and a local burglary gets blamed on some Albanians.

This is chiefly due to the interplay between the three main characters Luca Zingaretti, Angelo Russo, Cesare Bocciwho work successfully as a team yet continually bicker with one another. While the focus is on Montabano you also watch the supporting cast grow: One of the things I like most about this series is its languid pace.

The Potter’s Field Ep 19 Episode 19 When a body is found cut into pieces and wrapped in a plastic bag, all signs point to an old-fashioned Mafia-style execution.