The Track of Sand (#17)

La Pista di Sabbia


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Description of Scene  (Actual Location)

  1. 1.Credits - Various arial views  (Punta Secca, Ragusa Ibla, [other])                                                                   

  2. 2.Montalbano on balcony of his house.  Descends to beach outside his house (Beach and House at Punta Secca)

  3. 3.Interior of house, Montalbano calling Fazio on the phone (House at Punta Secca)

  4. 4.Fazio and Galluzzo on the beach in front of Montalbano’s house with Montalbano (Beach and House at Punta Secca)

  5. 5.Montalbano on his balcony and inside the house, ringing the Council.(Beach and House at Punta Secca)

  6. 6.Fazio, Montalbano, Galluzzo, Council workers on the beach in front of the house (Beach and House at Punta Secca)

  7. 7.Montalbano in his office.  Catarella enters.  Rachele Esterman enters.

  8. 8.Rachele Esterman leaves, walking down the office corridor.

  9. 9.Montalbano in his office with Mimi and Fazio

  10. 10.Montalbano outside his house (Beach and House at Punta Secca)

  11. 11.Montalbano at the lower ground floor of his house with Ingrid. (Beach and House at Punta Secca)

  12. 12.Montalbano and Ingrid inside the house, on the balcony.(House at Punta Secca)

  13. 13.Montalbano gets out of his car at a paved farmyard courtyard with large olive trees and nearby barns.  Talks to Antonio Firruzza.

  14. 14.Montalbano and  Firruzza in the stables.

  15. 15.Montalbano with Catarella in the booth in the corridor outside Montalbano’s office.

  16. 16.Montalbano in the gambling club with Fazio, sitting on a padded bench at a table with gambling machines through the doorway in the next room.

  17. 17.Montalbano and Fazio walk along a tree lined street with a church and bell tower in the background.

  18. 18.Montalbano in his office speaks by phone to Rachele, who is in the bath.

  19. 19.Crowd in garden outside the rear of Baron Piscopo’s castle at Fiacca (rear of Donnafugata castle, north east of Santa Croce Camerina)

  20. 20.Ingrid introduces Montalbano to the Baron (rear of Donnafugata castle)

  21. 21.Montalbano stands under the rotunda and Lo Duca comes to talk to him.  They walk through the garden. (rear of Donnafugata castle)

  22. 22.Crowd amongst the hedges watch the horses race from the back of the castle around the corner. (rear of Donnafugata castle)

  23. 23.Horses racing along a straight stretch.

  24. 24.Horses racing in front of the Greek folly (rear of Donnafugata castle)

  25. 25.Horses at the back of the castle (rear of Donnafugata castle)

  26. 26.Ingrid, Rachele and Montalbano outside the castle (rear of Donnafugata castle)

  27. 27.Rache and Montalbano at a dining table outside the castle (rear of Donnafugata castle)

  28. 28.Rachele and Montalabano in the stables.

  29. 29.Ingrid outside the grotto in the gardens (rear of Donnafugata castle)

  30. 30.Ingrid walks down the path towards Rachele and Montalbano (rear of Donnafugata castle)

  31. 31.Ingrid’s car pulls up outside Montalbano’s house.  Montalbano gets out.  They talk. Montalbano enters the house.  (outside house at Punta Secca)

  32. 32.Montalbano in office corridor with Fazio.

  33. 33.Montalbano and Mimi and Fazio in Montalbano’s office.

  34. 34.Car outside Montalbano’s house.  Montalbano on balcony.  Boat at sea.  Fazio arrives in squad car.  Montalbano leaves with Fazio.  (House at Punta Secca)

  35. 35.Boat arrives and men approach the house.  Galluzzo is behind the nearby wall on the beach. (Beach at Punta Secca)

  36. 36.Men run to car on road behind Montalbano’s house.  Montalbano and Fazio arrive and enter the house.  Galluzzo is in the house.  The three talk on the lower ground floor balcony.  Montalbano and Fazio in the house. (House at Punta Secca)

  37. 37.Montalbano and Mimi in Montalbano’s office.  Montalbano talks to Rachele on the phone.

  38. 38.Montalbano in the prosecurtor’s office.

  39. 39.Montalbano and Fazio descend a long columned staircase.

  40. 40.Montalbano in his office corridor.  Speaks on the phone to Rachele.

  41. 41.Interior of bar. 

  42. 42.Montalbano and Rachele at D’Enzo’s restaurant on the sea, with blue woodwork.

  43. 43.Montalbano in bed at his house. (House at Punta Secca)

  44. 44.Montalbano at the Mannara with Fazio, Galluzzo and a peasant. (area in front of the old brick factory past Sampieri)

  45. 45.Montalbano at the Mannara with Dr Pasquale. (area in front of the old brick factory past Sampieri)

  46. 46.Montalbano in office corridor.

  47. 47.Montalbano and Fazio in Montalbano’s office.

  48. 48.Montalbano in morgue with Pasquale and nurses.

  49. 49.Montalbano and Fazio in Montalbano’s office.

  50. 50.Montalbano walks along street, enters house, ascends staircase.

  51. 51.Montalbano enters hairdressers.

  52. 52.Montalbano and Concetta in her bedroom.

  53. 53.Montalbano in prosecutor’s room.

  54. 54.Montalbano and prosecutor in wide corridor of panelled government building, with large bookcase on one wall.  Fazio and Concetta in the background.

  55. 55.Montalbano and Adelina in his house (House at Punta Secca)

  56. 56.Montalbano, Fazio and Mimi in Montalbano’s house, on the balcony and outside near cars (House at Punta Secca)

  57. 57.Montalbano walks along the beach near his house (Beach at Punta Secca)

  58. 58.Montalbano in office corridor.

  59. 59.Montalbano in his office with Fazio and Galluzzo.

  60. 60.Montalbano in his office with Michel Prestia.

  61. 61.Montalbano in corridor with Galluzzo

  62. 62.Montalbano in his office with Michel Prestia and Falluzzo.

  63. 63.Montalbano in his office.

  64. 64.Lo Duca, Fazio, Michel Prestia and Galluzzo in the corridor.

  65. 65.Lo Duca and Montalbano in Montalbano’s office with Fazio.

  66. 66.Two cars approach from either end of a narrow street.  Montalbano, Galluzzo and other police enter a building.

  67. 67.Interior of club - billiard tables, tables and chairs, columns, curtains.

  68. 68.Montalbano with Ingrid and Rachele in his house. (House at Punta Secca)

  69. 69.View down the street to the lighthouse - a horse trailer arrives. (House at Punta Secca)

  70. 70.Rachele descends the front steps to the street. (House at Punta Secca)

  71. 71.Mimi, Rachele and the horse in front of the house, Ingrid and Montalbano on the balcony. (House at Punta Secca)