Detective Montalbano

A Ray of Light

Thousands of Tunisians are fleeing their homeland for Sicily while at the same time there's been a marked increase in the number of robberies on the island. From the beginning of the crime wave, Montalbano rejects the idea of a direct correlation between the robberies and the increased immigration. Running parallel to the robbery investigations is another case concerning arms dealers. As he learns about the secret arms trade it becomes clear that the men involved may not be terrorists bent on destruction...
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  • program length: 120 minutes
  • episode #126

Wednesday, December 6 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.