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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency [videorecording]

The Weinstein Company ; Home Box Office ; BBC ; Mirage Enterprises ; Cinechicks ; Film Afrika Worldwide ; series producer, Tim Bricknell
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
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.
Performers
Jill Scott, Anika Noni Rose.
Release Date
2009
Run Time
451 min.
Language
In English and Spanish with English, French and Spanish subtitles
Closed-captioned
Rating
TV-MA
Notes
  • Title from container.
  • Based on the novels by Alexander McCall Smith.
  • Contains the pilot and all 6 episodes from the first season.
Uniform Title
No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Television Program) Season 1.
Variant Title
Number One Ladies' Detective Agency
Contents
  • Disc 1. Pilot ; Big bonanza
  • disc 2. Poison ; Boy with an African heart ; Problems in moral philosophy
  • disc 3. Beauty and integrity ; A real Botswana diamond.
ISBN
1419883380, 9781419883385
Published
[New York, NY] : Home Box Office ; Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, distributor, c2009.
Recording Info
Videodisc release of programs broadcast in 2009 on BBC1.
Publisher no.
4000018931 Home Box Office
Related Resources
Internet Movie Database Summary and Reviews:
Description
3 videodiscs (451 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, widescreen (letterbox); Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Technical Details
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