Detective Montalbano

August Heat (La Vampa Di Agosto)

While a guest at the rented beach house of a fellow officer and his family, Montalbano disovers the body of Rina, a young woman who had disappeared six years earlier, in a trunk. As he begins his investigation, Montalbano falls prey to a burning passion for the dead woman's twin sister Adriana. She helps him search for the murderer, but, at the same time, she drives him wild, to the point where he unwittingly starts carrying out her plans for vengeance. Directed by Alberto Sironi, 2008, color. In...
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  • program length: 120 minutes
  • episode #118

Wednesday, December 27 at 10:30 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.