Inspector Montalbano on Rai 1, previews 18 September

Monday, 18/09/2023
Beatrice Deon
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One of the most successful TV series of the last decades is “Inspector Montalbano”, transmitted by Rai from 1999 and based on the acclaimed author's novels Andrea Camilleri.

The series follows the events of Commissioner Salvo Montalbano, a man with a sometimes irascible character but deeply invested in solving problems crimes that plague the fictional city of Vigatain Sicilia. With the help of collaborators like Mimì Augello and Giuseppe Fazio, Montalbano finds himself facing cases that often touch on the dark world of organized crime and corruption.

Plot of the 1th episode of the 5th season of Inspector Montalbano on September 18th

The complexity of the investigation that opens up before Montalbano in this episode is underlined by the appearance of a body in an advanced state of decomposition.

Discovered during his morning swimming routine, the commissioner is immediately aware that this is a case of murder. The wounds on the wrists and ankles of the deceased, later identified as the Calabrian fugitive Ernesto Errera, they report a crime perpetrated with extreme cruelty.

With the identification of the victim, carried out by the clumsy but invaluable agent Catarella, the investigation takes a turn unexpected turn.

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The story becomes even more intricate when Montalbano witnesses the landing of a group of migrants at the port of Vigata.

Among them, a young man ragazzo try to run away, apparently scared. Montalbano lo raggiunge and takes him back to the woman who pretended to be his mother. Shortly thereafter, Montalbano learns to his dismay of the death of the boy, hit by a vehicle.

The discovery of this death triggers in Montalbano a pressing need to discover the truth. He attends, then to discover merciless trafficking of minors.

The fugitive Errera he had been there mind behind this shady business, killed later by another criminal called Gafsa. The research of Montalbano and his team is thus intertwined with the lives of individuals involved in a human trade of unspeakable cruelty, culminating in a series of arrests that put an end to this horrific reality.

Where to see Inspector Montalbano

The television series is broadcast by Rai and you can see this episode on September 18th pm 21.30 su Rai 1Furthermore, all the episodes can be viewed in streaming through the platform RaiPlay.

Image source: Instagram profile Montalbano Rai @montalbano_rai
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