Inspector Montalbano is probably the most popular crime/mystery series in Italy. The episodes are from the original books by Andrea Camilleri and the stories take place in Sicily. One of our favorite bestsellers!

Detective Montalbano: Episodes 1-3


Luca Zingaretti, Katharina Bohm, Cesare Bocci. Based on the international best-selling mystery novels by Andrea Camilleri, Detective Salvo Montalbano uses his personal intuition as a valuable tool to shake down the likes of criminals who share a common denominator-they all come from Sicily. Includes The Snack Thief,” The Voice of the Violin” and The Shape of Water.” 3 episodes on 3 DVDs. In Italian with English subtitles. 1999-2000/color/5 hrs., 30 min/NR/widescreen.
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Detective Montalbano: Episodes 4-6


Murder, betrayal, office politics and temptation are all in a day’s work for Detective Montalbano, the unconventional, intuitive and romantically challenged investigator from the best-selling international mystery novels by Andrea Camilleri. Featuring his unforgettable cadre of flawed and quirky characters, The Mystery of the Terracotta Dog, The Artist s Touch and A Trip to Tindari are vividly brought to life against the breathtakingly magnificent backdrop of sun-washed Sicily.
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Detective Montalbano: Episodes 7-9


Luca Zingaretti, Angelo Russo, Pepino Mazzotta. In the picturesque town of Vigata, Detective Salvo Montalbano crosses paths with all manner of devoted housewives, humble priests, liars and saints-never mind the occasional Mafia don-as he investigates serious crimes that also take their toll on his personal life. Includes The Sense of Touch,” Montalbano’s Croquettes” and The Scent of the Night.” 3 episodes on 3 DVDs. In Italian with English subtitles. 2002/color/5 hrs., 8 min/NR/widescreen.
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Detective Montalbano: Episodes 10-12


Luca Zingaretti, Cesare Bocci. Another set of thrilling episodes from an Italian stallion” kind of detective Salva Montalbano. Includes The Goldfinch and the Cat,” Turning Point” and Equal Time.” 3 episodes on 3 DVDs. In Italian with English subtitles. 2002-05/color/4 hrs., 48 min/NR/widescreen.
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Detective Montalbano: Episodes 13-15


Luca Zingaretti, Cesare Bocci. Inspector Salvo Montalbano uses his unique talents to bring down hardened Sicilian criminals. Includes The Paper Moon,” The Spider’s Patience” and Find the Lady.” 3 episodes on 3 DVDs. In Italian with English subtitles. 2006-08/color/5 hrs., 14 min/NR/widescreen.
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Detective Montalbano: Episodes 16-18


Luca Zingaretti, Cesare Bocci. Includes Track of Sand,” The wings of the Sphynx” and August Flame.” 3 episodes on 3 DVDs. In Italian with English subtitles. 2008/color/5 hrs., 7 min/NR/widescreen.
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Detective Montalbano: Episodes 19 & 20


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. He also wages a personal war with his own demons, which fight against his professional ideals and personal commitment to beautiful long-distance girlfriend, Livia. Yet there’s always time to indulge a long-standing flirtation with his ultimate temptress, Italian cuisine. 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. Episode 19: The Potters Field – When a body is found cut into pieces and wrapped in a plastic bag, all signs point to an old-fashioned Mafia-style execution. The case becomes especially complicated for Montalbano when his friend Mimi starts behaving erratically and insists on handling the investigation himself. His first reaction is irritation until he realizes that his colleague may be indirectly involved in the Mafia killing. An old friendship gets tested as Montalbano tries to help his friend get out of the most dangerous predicament of his life. Episode 20: The Dance Of The Seagull – Montalbano’s worst nightmare begins when the father of trusted deputy Fazio reports his son missing. Convinced that he’s off on an investigation of his own, which may have gone bad, Montalbano comes across ominous signs of a shootout. A witness reports having seen him captured by two criminals who were talking about throwing him into a dried-up well and the search becomes frantic. Fazio remains missing in action but Montalbano is determined to find his old friend and colleague alive at all costs.
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Detective Montalbano: Episodes 21 & 22


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. He also wages a personal war with his own demons, which fight against his professional ideals and personal commitment to beautiful long-distance girlfriend, Livia. Yet there’s always time to indulge a long-standing flirtation with his ultimate temptress, Italian cuisine. 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. Episode 21 – The Treasure Hunt – A hyper-religious elderly couple barricade themselves in their home and begin shooting from their balcony for no apparent reason. When a camera crew videotapes Montalbano and his men entering the home, they become overnight heroes. The publicity brings out the kooks, however, and a disturbed maniac begins a macabre treasure hunt with Montalbano, sending him strange riddles linked to the kidnapping and murder of a young girl. Montalbano and his team try to sort out the insanity before a new murder is committed. Episode 22 – The Age Of Doubt – Nothing is as it seems in Inspector Montalbano’s investigation of a corpse found at sea. When a young girl arrives from Palermo claiming to meet her aunt, who’s pulling into Vigata harbor in a yacht, he discovers a connection between the corpse, the yacht, and a motorboat called ‘Ace of Hearts.’ He finds himself attracted to a young Coast Guard officer assigned to help in the case, but there’s no time for soul searching when a second corpse shows up and there’s a gruesome mystery to solve.
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Detective Montalbano: Episodes 23 & 24


(In Italian with English Subtitles)
Murder, betrayal, office politics, temptation… it’s all in a day’s work for Detective Salvo Montalbano.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. Episode 23: Angelica’s Smile – A series of robberies take place within the singular Vigata s elite. One of the victims is Angelica, a young bank manager: gorgeous, magnetic. Montalbano is bowled over; she suggests the heroine of Ariosto’s Orlando Furiouso and not only for her name. Salvo falls to her feet like a schoolboy and tries his best in fighting a difficult battle to resist her. Meanwhile, the investigation continues until he realizes that the robberies are only a cover for something completely different, much more serious and tragic. Episode 24: Mirror Effect – Somebody’s trying to confuse Detective Montalbano: a strange villa, a love story out of Shakespeare, some mysterious explosions and a couple of dead bodies complicate the question of what is and isn’t real. A game of mirrors seems to culminate in a warning to Montalbano himself. One thing is certain; behind this strange case there is something really big and the detective has to find out what it is. As the case gets more difficult, something slips out of Montalbano’s control.
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Detective Montalbano: Episodes 25 & 26


(In Italian with English Subtitles) – Murder, betrayal, office politics, temptation… it’s all in a day’s work for Detective Salvo Montalbano. 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.
Episode 25: A Voice in the Night – A theft at a supermarket controlled by a Mafia family… and the Mafia inspires fear, especially when it s allied with politics. Montalbano finds himself having to trap the guilty using even more unconventional methods. This time he does something he’d never done before, at least up to now. But when your adversaries aren t following the rules, you re authorized to break them yourself. In the end what counts is just solving the case, at least until the next homicide.
Episode 26: A Ray of Light – Thousands of Tunisians are fleeing their homeland for Sicily and at the same time a great number of robberies have started. To Montalbano, the connections between the refugees and the robberies sounds contradictory. Running parallel to two robbery cases is another case linked to arms dealers. During the investigations it becomes increasingly clear that the three men involved are not terrorists, but were trying to get weapons to the rebels fighting against dictatorship in Tunisia.
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