Detective Montalbano

Treasure Hunt

A hyper-religious elderly couple barricade themselves inside their home and begin shooting from their balcony for no apparent reason. When a camera crew captures the police entering the house and apprehending the duo, Detective Montalbano and his team become overnight heroes. The publicity brings out the kooks, however, and a disturbed maniac begins a macabre treasure hunt, sending Montalbano strange riddles linked to the kidnapping and murder of a young girl. Can Montalbano sort out the insanity...
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  • program length: 120 minutes
  • episode #121

Friday, December 1 at 7:00 am on 12.3

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  • Thursday, December 28 at 7:00 pm 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.