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 - S1EP1 - Un delitto perfetto - Part 1

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"Commissioner Manara" is an Italian TV series set in the Maremma (southern Tuscany), which centers on Luca Manara, an unorthodox and highly seductive, newly arrived police commissioner, played by Guido Caprino.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP1 - Un delitto perfetto - Part 2

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Commissioner Manara arrives on the scene of the supposed suicide. He questions a witness, and talks to the victim's doctor, and to the medical examiner, who turns out to be an attractive woman who has no problem with shyness.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP1 - Un delitto perfetto - Part 3

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Manara meets his new boss and from the outset there's tension. We learn that Manara was transferred to his new post because of an affair between Manara and the wife of his former boss.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP1 - Un delitto perfetto - Part 4

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Italy

Commissioner Manara meets up with Lara Rubino, his old classmate from the police academy. She's less than happy to see him and slaps him right across the face.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP1 - Un delitto perfetto - Part 5

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Rubino, the new inspector, can't stand being in the same room with Manara. And when he doesn't even remember why, she really gets angry. But then they get some interesting news from the morgue...

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP1 - Un delitto perfetto - Part 6

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Manara arrives at his hotel, and the clerk is curt with him until she learns he's the new commissioner. Manara and the deceased are the topics discussed by Rubino and her aunt.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP1 - Un delitto perfetto - Part 7

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From the gardener, Michele, we learn that the dead professor was not well liked. Rubino lets us know about her soured friendship with Manara at the police academy.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP1 - Un delitto perfetto - Part 8

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The autopsy shows that the victim couldn't have pulled the trigger, but Manara's boss insists on suicide. Manara and his team have other ideas.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP1 - Un delitto perfetto - Part 9

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Lara Rubino visits Lenni's villa and finds that his wife has broken in. Manara uses his considerable charm on a vet.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP1 - Un delitto perfetto - Part 10

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Manara visits the dead professor's daughter and it becomes ever clearer to Manara that the mother's alibi won't hold.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP1 - Un delitto perfetto - Part 11

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It turns out Lenni's will contains some surprises. Someone important is excluded completely and another person, quite unexpectedly, is included. Meanwhile, Caterina is puzzled by Doctor Masini's behaviour the day of Lenni's death.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP1 - Un delitto perfetto - Part 12

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Commisioner Manara and Lara continue their investigation, interviewing Dr. Di Censi, whose answers enable them to make an important connection with a note they'd found of the late Professor Lenni's. They go to Dr. Masini's office and find him just about to leave.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP1 - Un delitto perfetto - Part 13

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Dr. Masini confesses to having falsified his diploma in order to practice medicine, but reveals some surprises about the death of Lenni.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP1 - Un delitto perfetto - Part 14

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Italy

The Lenni case will be filed as consenting manslaughter, in view of the fact that he was coerced. Commissioner Manara asks again about being transferred but doesn't get very far.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP2 - Vendemmia tardiva - Part 1

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Italy

We begin a new episode of Commissioner Manara. Lara is bedridden with a fever, and there is a missing person reported at the station. And if that weren't enough, someone was found dead by the side of the road.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP2 - Vendemmia tardiva - Part 2

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Italy

A man found dead in the middle of the road, the cyclist who found him, and Commissioner Manara who as usual, is the center of attention.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP2 - Vendemmia tardiva - Part 3

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Manara and his team are still looking for the hit and run driver who killed the tramp, and investigating the vineyard owner's disappearance. Lara gives Manara a clue as to why she's still angry with him.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP2 - Vendemmia tardiva - Part 4

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Italy

While the countess points out where she found the cartridge shell, Manara and his squad find blood spatters on the floor of the cellar.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP2 - Vendemmia tardiva - Part 5

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Italy

The Commissioner and Lara question Count Lapo's oenologist, one of the last people to have seen the Count.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP2 - Vendemmia tardiva - Part 6

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Lara's aunt visits Malvina, bringing along her snooping dog. Together they find a ripped up business card in a wastebasket.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP2 - Vendemmia tardiva - Part 7

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Italy

"We have a missing Count, a cellar full of blood, a mysterious Frenchman..." is how Commissioner Manara sums up the investigation to this point.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP2 - Vendemmia tardiva - Part 8

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Cioni, the Count's neighbor and rival vintner, is interrogated by Manara and Lara. Without a warrant, there's only so far they can go.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP2 - Vendemmia tardiva - Part 9

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Italy

Ferocious bull terriers force Manara and Rubino into a refrigerated meat truck.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP2 - Vendemmia tardiva - Part 10

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While they're huddled together in the meat truck, Commissioner Manara tries to wheedle out of Lara the reason she's still angry at him from police academy days.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP2 - Vendemmia tardiva - Part 11

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Italy

Charles Ferrant's body has been discovered by a fisherman. The Count is still missing, and Lara's aunt wants a word with Malvina, the Count's housekeeper.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP2 - Vendemmia tardiva - Part 12

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Italy

Manara and Lara go over the points of the case. Lara suggests getting a warrant for Cioni, the Count's difficult neighbor.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP2 - Vendemmia tardiva - Part 13

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Manara obtains a warrant and brings Cioni in for questioning. Cioni continues to deny any meeting with the Count. This become untenable when he's asked to consider that his fingerprints are on a glass in the Count's cellar.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP2 - Vendemmia tardiva - Part 14

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While Cioni is questioned by Manara, Count Lapo returns on the scene. Unfortunately, his memory of what happened is very imperfect.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP2 - Vendemmia tardiva - Part 15

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Italy

Cione is allowed to go home after Lapo admits to the shooting. However, some aspects of the investigation, like the mysterious blood stain in the cellar, still don't square.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP2 - Vendemmia tardiva - Part 16

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Malvina owns up to her actions regarding Charles Ferrant and his threats.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP2 - Vendemmia tardiva - Part 17

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If Manara thinks his boss is going to pat him on the back for having solved the case, he's mistaken. Not all is lost, however, for Malvina and the Count. With Lara, though, things don't quite go the way he'd hoped.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP3 - Rapsodia in Blu - Part 1

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Italy

Commissario Manara is back, this time in a hotel room with leaky water pipes. But he's off to solve another murder case which seems to have something to do with music.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP3 - Rapsodia in Blu - Part 2

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As soon as Ginevra arrives at the scene of the crime, she seems to feel ill. It also seems that Poggiali had been quite a ladies' man.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP3 - Rapsodia in Blu - Part 3

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Commissioner Manara goes to the victim's house with Inspector Rubino, and meanwhile two police officers summon the band leader for questioning.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP3 - Rapsodia in Blu - Part 4

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The band members are interrogated one by one at police headquarters.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP3 - Rapsodia in Blu - Part 5

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The murder weapon has been identified by Inspector Rubino, and she has a nifty program to discover the password for the victim's handheld organizer, found at his house.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP3 - Rapsodia in Blu - Part 6

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Lara's aunt Caterina goes to police headquarters to show Commissioner Manara a painting she found at a flea market, that could help with the investigation.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP3 - Rapsodia in Blu - Part 7

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Manara questions the woman who painted the picture of Lorenzo and gets some further information from the notary's wife, regarding the boat builder.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP3 - Rapsodia in Blu - Part 8

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Italy

The rehearsal for Lorenzo's funeral gets interrupted by Manara and Toscani who want to question Scudieri, the bass drum player. Meanwhile, Lara is trying not to explode with anger about Manara's handling of Ginevra Rosmini.

Il Commissario Manara - S1EP3 - Rapsodia in Blu - Part 9

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Sardi wants to comfort Toscani after he'd been punched in the face by the bass drum player. Manara wonders where people go in the evening, and Lara, after seeing the Commissioner in a car talking to Ginevra, goes home and confides in her Aunt about why she can't stand him.

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