Direct by: ALBERTO SIRONI | Release date: 2008 | Genre: Detective fiction | Running time: 100 minutes
The killing of Angelo Pardo, a man from the dark past and bound to the Mafia family of the Sinagra, is intertwined with drug deaths by various politicians. In inquiring The Commissioner is “pissed off” that the two women tied to the victim-Pardo’s sister and the seductive lover of the lion act as his father when Montalbano was “picciliddro”: he told him that the moon is paper, And he believed him.
Inspector Montalbano’s car enters the scene which stops in the square in front of the Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, right in front of the Loggiato of Sinatra. Montalbano leaves his car and enter the jewelry store where Angelo Pardo bought the jewels for his lover. The inner part of the jewelrys tore are those of the Modica-Bruno Palace in via Garibaldi.
Out from the jewelry store, Montalbano goes to the Popular Bank of Fanara – this scene is also set inside the Modica-Bruno Palace – where Director Cumella, his old acquaintance, gives him some “interesting” information about the account transactions of Angelo Pardo.