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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. The complete first season [videorecording] /
HBO Entertainment presents in association with the Weinstein Company and BBC a Mirage Enterprises and Cinechicks Production ; Film Afrika Worldwide ; series producer, Tim Bricknell.
imprint
[New York, NY] : Home Box Office ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2009.
description
3 videodiscs (451 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
1419883380, 9781419883385
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
[New York, NY] : Home Box Office ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2009.
isbn
1419883380
9781419883385
standard identifier
883929076666
publisher #
2000017330
2000017331
2000017332
4000018931
contents note
Disc 1: Pilot -- The big bonanza ; Disc 2: Poison -- The boy with an African heart -- Problems in moral philosophy ; Disc 3: Beauty and integrity -- A real Botswana diamond.
credits note
Original music, Gabriel Yared ; production designer, Johnny Breedt ; costume designer, Jo Katsaras.
general note
Based on the novels by Alexander McCall Smith.
Contains the pilot and all 6 episodes from the first season.
Originally broadcast on BBC1 in 2009.
Special features include: Botswana: the gem of Africa; Anthony Minghella's No. 1 film; The beat of Botswana; The making of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency; The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency: author's diary.
performer
Jill Scott, Anika Noni Rose, Lucian Msamati, Desmond Dube.
abstract
Follows Mma Ramotste, a recently bereaved woman, as she sets up the only woman-run Private Detective Agency in Botswana and her attempts to get it off the ground. She gets help from Mma Makutsi, her new secretary, and Mr. JLB Matekoni, the owner and super mechanic of the wonderful Speedy Motors. Mma Ramotste takes on cases, meets many new people who need her help - from a woman who thinks the man who has turned up at her door is not her father, to another lady who has a boyfriend who may or may not be faithful to her.
language note
Language tracks in English (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 2.0), with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
catalogue key
8652902
target audience
Canadian Home video rating: 14 up.
Rated: TV-PG.
technical details
DVD; Region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital.

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