Detective Montalbano solves crimes in Sicily.
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 Commissario Salvo Montalbano (26 episodes, 1999-2013)
Peppino Mazzotta ...
 Ispettore Giuseppe Fazio (26 episodes, 1999-2013)
Angelo Russo ...
 Agente Catarella (26 episodes, 1999-2013)
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 Mimì Augello (25 episodes, 1999-2013)
Davide Lo Verde ...
 Agente Galluzzo (25 episodes, 1999-2013)
Marcello Perracchio ...
 Dottor Pasquano (24 episodes, 1999-2013)
Roberto Nobile ...
 Nicolò Zito (23 episodes, 1999-2013)
Giacinto Ferro ...
 Bonetti Alderighi (11 episodes, 1999-2013)
Giovanni Guardiano ...
 Jacomuzzi (11 episodes, 1999-2011)
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Detective Montalbano solves crimes in Sicily.

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Great fun
20 April 2012 | by (Saffron Walden, UK) – See all my reviews

For those of us raised on 'Inspector Morse', 'Inspector Montalbano' comes as a welcome breath of Sicilain air. Not that I didn't like 'Inspector Morse' per se; just that Morse, and his Swedish clone Wallander, fit a certain stereotype of a detective, namely the brooding, grumpy old man. Montalbano, on the other hand, is also a stereotype, but a very Italian one. He wants an easy life, good food, a relaxing environment, if he loses his temper occasionally, it's only out of frustration of things getting in his way, on the other hand, if he's faithful to his girlfriend, that's only because being involved with two women would be just too complicated. He, and the rest of the cast, play their roles as comic Sicilians to perfection: and while this might not be altogether serious drama, the combination of Mediterranian beauty, comedic moments and ropey murder plots makes for a very agreeable evening's viewing. On seeing my first episode I was underwhelmed; but once you know the characters, it's great fun.


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