Updated Fri, Dec 7, 2012 1:37 pm
Murder, Venice, relationships...it's a delicious concoction in the hands of crime novelist Donna Leon. Venice provides the backdrop for the lush film versions of the bestselling novels, which features the indelible Commissario Guido Brunetti, canal boat rides instead of car chases, fine cuisine and crime investigations in one of Europe’s most beautiful locations.
Saturday, December 8 - 9 p.m.
Venice's Inspector Brunetti must crack a murderous human-traffic ring run by the cream of Venetian society. Directed by Christian von Castelberg, 2000, color. In German with English subtitles.
Saturday, December 15 - 9 p.m.
"The Anonymous Venetian"
Inspector Brunetti uncovers highly immoral goings-on in one of Venice's most eminent strongholds of morality. Directed by Christian Castelberg, 2000, color. In German with English subtitles.
Saturday, December 22 - 9 p.m.
"A Noble Radiance"
Brunetti's search for justice pits him against a powerful Venetian family that places itself above the law. Directed by Sigi Rothemund, 2002, color. In German with English subtitles.
Saturday, December 29 - 9 p.m.
Inspector Brunetti's own wife collides with the law when she tries to take justice into her own hand. Directed by Sigi Rothemund, 2002, color. In German with English subtitles.
Saturday, January 5 - 9 p.m.
"Death at La Fenice"
After the cyanide-poisoning death of a famed conductor, Brunetti probes into the maestro's past to uncover a shocking picture of immorality and ruthlessness - as well as a legion of bitter enemies...Directed by Sigi Rothemund, 2003, color. In German with English subtitles.