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Il Commissario Manara
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"Chief of Police Manara" is an Italian crime drama about an unconventional Sicilian police commissioner working in Tuscany. Luca Manara, played by Guido Caprino, breaks all the rules, while his partner, Inspector Lara Rubino, played by Roberta Giarusso, tries to do things by the book. All kinds of sparks fly between them. The show ran very successfully for two seasons.

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Il Commissario Manara - S2EP1 - Matrimonio con delitto - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

By popular request, Manara is back with some new adventures. Everything is in place for a joyous celebration, with wedding bells, but is it too good to be true?

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP1 - Matrimonio con delitto - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Lara and Luca go into work mode automatically, to try and solve this new, upsetting case, but they each have private, unhappy thoughts that keep turning around.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP1 - Matrimonio con delitto - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Luca and Lara are doing the best they can to work on the case despite their inner turmoil. Luca's sister wants to help him, but there's a limit to what she can do.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP1 - Matrimonio con delitto - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Ada provides Luca with some welcome company, food, and gossip. Ginevra communicates the cause of death, while Luca and Lara toss around a couple of different possible hypotheses surrounding the motorcyclist.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP1 - Matrimonio con delitto - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Toscani, Lara, and Luca are working on the case, but Toscani is clearly distracted. Luca tries to get some information from Gabriele's rival.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP1 - Matrimonio con delitto - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Lara and Luca have been skirting the marriage issue, but they do finally talk about it, albeit briefly. Meanwhile, they get some new information about the case.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP1 - Matrimonio con delitto - Part 7

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Rubino and Sardi go to question Elena, Gabriele's ex-girlfriend, while Manara questions Elena's current boyfriend.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP1 - Matrimonio con delitto - Part 8

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Luca confides in Toscani who is, however, not very encouraging on the subject of marriage. Lara calls with some information, and Luca goes back to question Lupo.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP1 - Matrimonio con delitto - Part 9

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Luca's charm works like a charm and he's able to obtain the information he needs from the woman in the motorcycle shop.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP1 - Matrimonio con delitto - Part 10

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

There's some girl talk between Lara and Sardi, Luca is not a great dinner guest, and Buttafuoco and Barbagallo make an interesting discovery.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP1 - Matrimonio con delitto - Part 11

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Luca questions Lupo, and figures out how to find out for sure who murdered Gabriele, but as usual, he's immune to warnings about how dangerous it will be.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP1 - Matrimonio con delitto - Part 12

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

As expected Manara's boss doesn't give him permission to infiltrate the race. Do you think that will stop him?

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP1 - Matrimonio con delitto - Part 13

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

The race ends, and Manara discovers what he came to find out. He also discovers that Lara is a very capable cop.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP1 - Matrimonio con delitto - Part 14

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

The truth surfaces, and we see a flashback of the fatal event. It's a painful moment for everyone involved.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP1 - Matrimonio con delitto - Part 15

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Even though the case has been solved, Luca gets yelled at by Casadio. To understand their parting words, there's an idiomatic expression to learn. Chi va con lo zoppo impara a zoppicare (He who goes around with a lame person learns to limp). A similar expression in English is "bad company brings bad habits."

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