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The Mystery of the Terracotta Dog

Inspector Montalbano, Series 1 Episode 4 of 10

A criminal turned state witness informs Montalbano of an arms stash in a cave just outside Vigata. Also uncovered in the cave is a secret chamber where the bodies of two lovers, killed sometime in the 1940s, were buried in a bizarre ritual. An intrigued Montalbano must challenge the Mafia and deal with the arms cache before he can investigate this second find.

In Italian with English subtitles.

Release date:

1 hour, 45 minutes

Last on

Sat 19 Jul 2014 21:00


Role Contributor
Salvo MontalbanoLuca Zingaretti
Livia BurlandoKatharina Bohm
Mimi' AugelloCesare Bocci
Agente FazioPeppino Mazzotta
Agente GalloFrancesco Stella
Agente GalluzzoDavide Lo Verde
PasquanoMarcello Perracchio
DirectorAlberto Sironi
WriterFrancesco Bruni
AuthorAndrea Camilleri

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