Detective Montalbano

The Wings Of The Sphynx (Le Ali Della Sfinge)

The naked body of a young woman shot in the face is found at a dumpsite, on her shoulder the butterfly tattoo worn by all the eastern European girls sheltered at a local church association. The bishop reacts badly when Montalbano starts investigating. The chief of police wants the bishop kept happy, Livia wants Montalbano to take her somewhere where they can sort things out. Montalbano solves the case, but his personal life comes out the worse for wear. Directed by Alberto Sironi, 2008, color. In...
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  • program length: 120 minutes
  • episode #117

Monday, November 27 at 7:00 am on 12.3

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A series of drive-by muggings by a helmet-clad motorcyclist are bad enough—but then the mysterious biker escalates to murder, even a pregnant girl's father goes nuts in a hospital ER, and a local gynecologist turns up missing. Can Montalbano tie everything together? Directed by Alberto Sironi. 2001, color. In Italian with English subtitles.