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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 - S2EP9 - L'amica ritrovata - Part 15

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

With some prodding by Marta, the scene where Luca is lying on the ground and says "I love you" comes into focus for him.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP9 - L'amica ritrovata - Part 14

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Marta and Luca manage to figure out what happened, and Luca tells the story to his boss, Casadio. Manara gets out of the office with the excuse of a physical therapy session.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP9 - L'amica ritrovata - Part 13

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Marta and Luca are getting closer to the truth and gradually find more pieces to the puzzle, thanks, in part, to some good police work by Barbagallo and Buttafuoco.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP9 - L'amica ritrovata - Part 12

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Rivera and Manara review the surveillance video of the bus and see something new. Meanwhile, Tiziana seems to have fallen in love.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP9 - L'amica ritrovata - Part 11

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

After questioning the bus driver, Luca isn't convinced he's the murderer. Meanwhile, Tiziana doesn't seem to be taking house arrest very seriously.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP9 - L'amica ritrovata - Part 10

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Marta is very convincing in her role as a sexy dancer at the night club, maybe too convincing. The situation takes a darker turn and she gets more and more concerned.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP9 - L'amica ritrovata - Part 9

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Luca is very upset with his sister. He feels betrayed and starts getting really worried, both for her and for himself, since he has gone out on a limb for her. The investigation continues.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP9 - L'amica ritrovata - Part 8

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Luca goes to see Ginevra about the autopsy, but he confides in her, too. Toscani is having trouble telling Luca the results of his investigation into the passengers of the bus.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP9 - L'amica ritrovata - Part 7

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

The contents of the blue backpack point to a possible motive. Luca talks to his sister again, but she is still visibly upset, which is understandable. Marta finally talks to Luca about what has been weighing on her for a while.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP9 - L'amica ritrovata - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

During questioning, the passengers seem to agree about one person getting back on the bus during the rest stop: Luca's sister. Buttafuoco and Barbagallo finish up checking the luggage, but they come across an extra bag.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP9 - L'amica ritrovata - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Manara is back in the saddle. Raimondi leaves for Rome after a frank conversation with Luca, and another one with Marta. Quattroni has some important information weighing on him, and goes to talk to Manara.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP9 - L'amica ritrovata - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Manara, and Raimondi meet with their chief, Casadio to discuss the case and Manara's status, but the meeting has an unexpected outcome. Meanwhile, the only real suspect is Luca's sister!

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP9 - L'amica ritrovata - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Tiziana is confused because she has no clue that she might be a suspect. Raimondi, who shows up with Rivera, is confused because he doesn't realize Tiziana is Luca's sister. Poor Tiziana!

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP9 - L'amica ritrovata - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

The investigation gets going. Luca, officially still off duty, had just come to meet his sister at the bus, but naturally, he can't help getting involved in the case, which causes a bit of confusion on the team. Rosmini comes to examine the victim.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP9 - L'amica ritrovata - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Marta confides in Ginevra about Luca's declaration of love. Meanwhile, a bus arrives in town, and, as the passengers are getting off, there's a problem. At the same time, Luca is giving Ada a hard time as she drives him to the bus stop to meet his sister.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 16

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Luca has resolved the case, and Marta arrives with Fabrizio to take over from him. But who could have predicted what happened next?

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 15

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Barbagallo and Buttafuoco find the DVD at the dump, but it doesn't show the clear evidence they were hoping for. Manara is working in the shadows, however, and comes up with something. He calls on Marta for help.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 14

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Manara may have been suspended, but that's not keeping him from working on the case in his way. Buttafuoco and Barbagallo go to the dump to find the DVD.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 13

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Luca gathers some more information about the case when he goes to see Laura's mother. Toscani and Marta go to the place where the DVD was thrown away.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 12

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

The questioning continues at the station house. Manara's co-workers are keeping him up to date, in person. But they get an unexpected visit.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 11

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Marta and Ginevra talk about the toxicological report, but also about personal things. Luca and Lara say goodbye to each other, and Luca connects with Stefani's daughter by chance, giving him another opportunity to participate in the investigation.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 10

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Luca goes to see Sardi and Toscani. He opens the door and sees a familiar face he hasn't seen in a while. They go out for some seafood together.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 9

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Manara sneaks up on the winery owner's daughter and the stockroom guy. Toscani and Sardi ask Manara to run an errand, claiming they have 41° C fevers [105.8° F] as a ruse to get him to come over.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 8

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Marta has conversations with both Manara and Raimondi, neither of which is she too happy about. The term innominato or unnamed makes reference to the evil character in Alessandro Manzoni's novel, I Promessi Sposi (The Betrothed).

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 7

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

The squad interrogates Pupi, the murder victim's coworker at the winery. Luca gets to listen in on the interrogation and the ensuing discussions via Toscani's cellphone.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Rivera and Raimondi go looking for Mister Binacci, the victim's friend, with whom he had bought the boat. Manara is there, lurking, and Marta avoids him being seen by Raimondi. Meanwhile, Toscani and Sardi obviously have a secret and don't agree about whether to tell Luca about it.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Manara can't sit still, and goes to see Ginevra after hours, casting a "casual" glance on the murder victim. Marta and Toscani show the security camera DVDs to Raimondi. Manara goes to the pier to get information from a guy he knows there.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Toscani and the team go to see Manara in order to fill him in on the case and try to convince him to give them a hand. They are a long way from solving the case and use the wonderful, common expression in alto mare (at sea, on the high seas) to say this. We also learn something new about Marta Rivera.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Marta meets the victim's family at the bus stop. Fabrizio compliments Marta on her work. Luca is hanging out with Sardi and baby Alice.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Now that Manara is off duty, someone has to take over, and there's an awkward moment at the crime scene. Manara finds himself going to the market with Ada; after all, he has nothing better to do.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP8 - Fuori servizio - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Luca Manara has been suspended, so he is acting as if he were on vacation, and as if he didn't care about the new crime that has been reported.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP7 - Alta società - Part 14

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Manara succeeds in solving the case. But Raimondi is not happy at all and calls Manara into his office.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP7 - Alta società - Part 13

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Manara has the proof he needs and goes looking for Pietralonga. An unusual chase scene ensues.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP7 - Alta società - Part 12

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Manara's intuition takes him on a search for a crucial missing element in the case. He tries and fails to explain his thought process to Marta. But together they make some very important discoveries about the suspects.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP7 - Alta società - Part 11

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

The baptism is taking place, and it's clear that Sardi and Toscani have made up with each other. Luca and Marta, however still have some things to clear up. Ada is still hunting for the person who sent her flowers, but she gets a little help from the florist. The party favors, ugly as they are, seem to enlighten Manara about the case.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP7 - Alta società - Part 10

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

It's time for the baptismal ceremony. Manara has reason to believe there's something going on between Marta and Fabrizio, and Toscani and Sardi have a tense moment before going into the church.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP7 - Alta società - Part 9

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Sardi and Toscani are nervous about choosing the godparents for little Valeria's baptism. Later, Toscani gets lucky about finding some evidence. When speaking to Raimondi about it, he almost comes out with a colloquial expression but thinks better of it. The complete idiomatic expression would have been una botta di culo [a stroke of the butt]. Culo [ass] is often used to mean "luck," either good or bad. So he had a stroke of luck, or, in modern language, "he got lucky."

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP7 - Alta società - Part 8

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

They still don't really have a lead, but Manara is convinced the two murders — Viazzi and Ponti — are connected. They have to look into Ponti's past.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP7 - Alta società - Part 7

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

The episode revolves around little Valeria's coming baptism. Sardi is able to change Luca's dark mood with a DVD. Ada tries to figure out who sent her flowers, and she also reveals some information obtained while shopping for a baptism gift.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP7 - Alta società - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Manara is being closely watched, but that doesn't stop him from doing things his way. Actually, there are two cases to solve.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP7 - Alta società - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Manara talks to two different people who knew the murder victim. One comes to him, and the other tries to run away.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP7 - Alta società - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Toscani and Manara are at pretty much of a standstill as far as evidence and witnesses go, but Ada says something that makes Manara want her on the team.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP7 - Alta società - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Three scenes: An article in the newspaper attracts the squad's attention, Manara questions the maid, and Fabrizio, the inspector, questions Manara.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP7 - Alta società - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

The murder victim, Mr. Ponti, was on his way to the police station to report a break-in when the crime occurred.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP7 - Alta società - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

We're at the beginning of a new episode, and we see right away that Luca hasn't hesitated to find some consolation... But he has to rush to police headquarters where there's been a shock for Quattroni. Waiting for him are Raimondi (the new inspector), Rosmini, Rivera, and Toscani.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 15

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

We recognize the name of the inspector from Rome. Marta recognizes the face. Later, at the farm hotel, Luca is on cloud nine getting ready for a romantic dinner with Marta, until Ada knocks at the door with some news. She milks it for all it's worth.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 14

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

The moment has come to discover why Marta was the true target of the attack. And the moment has come for Luca to deal with his unorthodox confiscation of the Bulgarian's gun.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 13

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Marta and Luca discuss the latest dead end. But what if Mrs. Martini was not the target at all?

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 12

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Luca and Marta question the Bulgarian. Laura Martini suddenly remembers what happened to her on the night of the shooting. The report from ballistics comes through.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 11

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

The police squad goes to the Dairy to arrest Mister Soleri, and Manara hunts down Ivan Iordan.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 10

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Some officers slept through the night, others didn't, and this creates some tension at the police station. The mysterious truck driver is identified, and the analysis results of the milk used by the Soleri company to make cheese have come in.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 9

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

After his night trying to outwit the dogs, Manara is not thrilled with Toscani. Ada gets flowers, and Marta gets a phone call.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 8

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Manara and Toscani go on a secret mission. Luca takes a lot of risks, but gets some important information. Toscani catches up on some much-needed sleep.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 7

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Caterina talks to Luca in his office. Toscani brings a fax that looks more like a newspaper or a bed sheet, it's so long. Luca hatches a plan that involves Ada, Toscani, and himself. Ada's new guest seems to like her!

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Luca goes to see signora Martini in the hospital. When he gets back to the police station there is a secret ballot going on. Caterina shows up at the end.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Manara goes to see Casadio, asking for something he knows will be refused to him. He is actually in search of information on Rivera's earlier visit there. Buttafuoco and Barbagallo seem to think there is going to be a surprise party, since an assortment of cheeses was delivered to the police station.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

We still don't know much about Marta Rivera's mysterious appointment, just that it was with the chief. A worker from the cheese factory shows up at the police station to give her statement.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Manara and Toscani go to the cheese factory. They don't find the answers they are looking for, but think someone there wants to talk. Marta asks for a little time off to go to her appointment.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

The investigation has begun. The girl who was shot is still alive. Luca apologizes to Marta, and Marta gets a mysterious phone call. Toscani has a hard time staying awake.

Il Commissario Manara - S2EP6 - Sotto tiro - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

This new episode starts off with a bang (pun intended). We also get a glimpse of what home life is like, now that Sardi has brought her baby home from the hospital.

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