Friday, June 21, 2013
The Wings of the Sphynx
The naked body of a young woman shot in the face is found at a dumpsite, on her shoulder the butterfly tattoo worn by all the eastern European girls sheltered at a local church association. The bishop reacts badly when Montalbano starts investigating. The chief of police wants the bishop kept happy, Livia wants Montalbano to take her somewhere where they can sort things out. Montalbano solves the case, but his personal life comes out the worse for wear. Directed by Alberto Sironi, 2008, color. In Italian with English subtitles.
Friday, June 28, 2013
PROGRAM NOTE: Due to technical difficulties with the July 29th broadcast of August Heat, we are re-broadcasting this film on Sunday, August 5th at 9PM and 12Mid ET.
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 Italian with English subtitles.