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Nice movie, with many takes outdoors shot on location in the Friuli-Venezia-Giulia region. To add even more authenticity, some of the scenes that are indoors are inside a meeting room with large posters on the wall of what seems to be photographs of the great earthquake in Friuli of 1976, suggesting that the municipal building in where the characters meet is a building built or restored after that earthquake.
There are nice scenes of mountain stark scenery, with clean tree branches.
Yes, the main investigator speaks with an accent of southern Italy, but then, many in law enforcement are from the south of Italy, so to me, that added to the authenticity.
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