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Young Montalbano Series Two

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Young Montalbano

Series 2

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Combining the bestselling crime novels from author Andrea Camilleri, Young Montalbano is back on our screens with six incredible new episodes. As a prequel to the extremely popular Inspector Montalbano, this series is in some ways a reflection of his younger life, showing the journey he takes in order to gain valuable life experience and earning his Inspector status. Starring Michele Riondino as Young Montalbano, as well as Andrea Tidona and Fabrizio Pizzuto, this engaging show skilfully draws the audience into the lawbreaking, mafia dramas of the traditional Sicilian town, Vigata.


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Filmed in Italian with English subtitles 

Young Montalbano Series 2 are the tales of a new Inspector, learning from experience and building the man who will eventually become much older and somewhat wiser.  Operating in his childhood home of Vigata, the Young Inspector is joined by the characters that will support him throughout his entire life including, Fazio Senior and Fazio Junior, Domenico ‘Mimi’ Augello and the exceedingly eager, Officer Catarella.

Set in the early 1990s, the storyline evolves to include the building of his team in the local police station, solving mysterious happenings and murders within the fictitious town. From the simple dining pleasures of Calogero’s to the waiting arms of his long-suffering, girlfriend Livia, Young Montalbano Series 2 is a gripping drama that will immerse the viewer in Italian crime culture, as well as being a marvellous adaptation of the classic novels written by Andrea Camilleri.

In a Sicilian world of close-knit families, deception, great passion and cool-minded murder, Michele Riondino stars as Young Montalbano in the second series of this acclaimed TV drama.

Young Montalbano Series 2 - Reviews

“You can't help but like Montalbano. Although he can be bullish there's a certain vulnerability and sophistication about him.” – The Guardian

“The locations are timeless so it’s hard to spot the signs that tell us it’s the early 1990s.” – Radio Times

“In Inspector Montalbano, BBC4 have unearthed a real gem.” – David Sedgwick (TV Critic)

Young Montalbano Series 2 - Episode Guide

  1. The Man Who Followed Funerals (L’Uomo Che Andava Appresso ai Funerali) - Pasqualino Cutufa' has followed every funeral procession in Vigata for years. One night he is shot dead on his way home.
  2. Room Number Two (La Stanza Numero Due) - Livia and Salvo visit the priest to set a date for their wedding, and Salvo is reluctantly roped into attending marriage preparation classes.
  3. Death Offshore (Morte in Mare Aperto) - Augello tries to persuade a betrothed Montalbano to join him on a double date with two German tourists.
  4. The Transaction (La Transazione) - The circus is in town, but Montalbano is melancholy over his separation with Livia. Then news arrives of a robbery in Vigata.
  5. The Honest Thief (Il Ladro Onesto) - Montalbano realises he's run out of wine to accompany his dinner and ventures out to buy some. But the task isn't as straight-forward as he might have wished…
  6. An Apricot (Un’ Albicocca) - Salvo and Livia go for a beautiful coastal trip so that Salvo can say goodbye to his beloved Sicily. While on their travels, they discover a car accident at a beautiful spot.

Additional Information

Sub Name Series 2
Duration (mins) 600
Certificate 15
No. of Discs 3
Format DVD Region 2 (Europe)
Genre Foreign Language Crime
Author Andrea Camilleri
Video No