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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 - S2EP11 - Uno strano incidente di caccia - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Manara meets first with Casadio and then with Raimondi, but doesn't get his answers answered to his satisfaction. But then, he gets a phone call about a dead body, so he has to race off.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP11 - Uno strano incidente di caccia - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Rosmini takes a look at the body. Manara talks to the woman who found the dead man. He goes back to the police station where the new member of his squad is waiting for him.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP11 - Uno strano incidente di caccia - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

As Lara and Luca go to question the victim's wife, it turns out a third dog has gone missing. Luca can't help but notice how self-assured Lara has become.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP11 - Uno strano incidente di caccia - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The card that came with the flowers for Lara contained an important message. One of the people Luca wants to question comes to the police station of his own accord.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP11 - Uno strano incidente di caccia - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Lara plans to go and stay at her aunt's house, though Caterina is gone. Luca is clearly preoccupied when he goes to the morgue to talk to Ginevra about the autopsy.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP11 - Uno strano incidente di caccia - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Manara's team goes to the hunters' bar to find Nino La Martina and have some lunch at the same time, perhaps. There was perhaps a bit more action than they were prepared for, but, of course, that goes with the job.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP11 - Uno strano incidente di caccia - Part 7

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Nino La Martina is questioned by Luca. Toscani and Lara's injuries are being taken care of, but Luca offers to take Lara to the emergency room. She has another suggestion to make.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP11 - Uno strano incidente di caccia - Part 8

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Ada and Pio go dancing, but when they get back to her place, they get an unexpected interruption. A bit later, Ada innocently reveals some new elements to the case, and Luca comes back to life from his doldrums.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP11 - Uno strano incidente di caccia - Part 9

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

We see the difference between Luca's by-the-seat-of-his-pants investigative technique and Lara's more scientific technique. They both have their place, but in this case, Luca's is more effective. The team makes some headway, even if it is just to eliminate some suspected murder weapons.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP11 - Uno strano incidente di caccia - Part 10

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Manara has an unusual conversation with his boss, Lara has a phone conversation with her aunt, and Luca and Ada have a conversation about relationships.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP11 - Uno strano incidente di caccia - Part 11

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Ginevra is tuned in to Luca's mood and they talk about what might be causing it. His mood doesn't keep him from figuring out some new details about the case, however. Some viewers will catch him as, in a moment of humility, he makes a fleeting reference to another police chief in a very successful TV series.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP11 - Uno strano incidente di caccia - Part 12

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Brigadiere, Aunt Caterina's dog, gives Luca an idea regarding the investigation and he and Lara are off. Speaking of animals, in his phone call with Toscani, Luca uses an idiomatic expression featuring an animal. Get some insight about it in this lesson.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP11 - Uno strano incidente di caccia - Part 13

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The dogs are sent off to do their job. There is a moment of tension when both Luca and Lara realize some things never change.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP11 - Uno strano incidente di caccia - Part 14

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The truth comes out as Lara and Luca question the count. The canine heroes are returned to Ferruccio's widow.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP11 - Uno strano incidente di caccia - Part 15

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Luca gets a phone call that pushes him to take action on his own. He gets a huge surprise, however.

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