Posted by on February 12, 2019 12:55 pm
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https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/feb/12/tv-detective-inspector-montalbano-pro-migrant-message-divides-italy

Sicilian detective recovers body of drowned migrant in episode of drama series

Italy’s most famous fictional detective has delivered a pro-migrant message on TV, angering supporters of the far-right deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini.

In a scene from a new episode of the TV series Inspector Montalbano that aired in Italy on Monday night, the Sicilian investigator, played by the Roman actor Luca Zingaretti, jumps into the sea to recover the body of a migrant who drowned attempting to reach the shore.

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