The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. The complete first season [DVD videorecording] the Weinstein Company ; Home Box Office ; BBC ; Mirage Enterprises ; Cinechicks ; Film Afrika Worldwide ; series producer, Tim Bricknell.
Contributor(s): Scott, Jill [act] | Rose, Anika Noni [act] | Bricknell, Timothy [pro] | Minghella, Anthony [drt] | McCall Smith, Alexander. No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series | Weinstein Company | Home Box Office (Firm) | British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service | Mirage Enterprises | Cinechicks (Firm) | Film Afrika Worldwide (Firm) | Warner Home Video (Firm).Material type: FilmPublisher: [New York, NY] : Burbank, CA : Home Box Office ; Warner Home Video, distributor, c2009Description: 3 videodiscs (480 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 1419883380.Other title: Number One Ladies' Detective Agency.Uniform titles: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Television program). Season 1. Subject(s): McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948- -- Television adaptations | No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Imaginary organization) -- Drama | Women detectives -- Botswana -- Drama | Women-owned business enterprises -- Botswana -- Drama | Secretaries -- Botswana -- Drama | Mechanics (Persons) -- Botswana -- Drama | Man-woman relationships -- Botswana -- Drama | Mujeres detectives -- Botswana -- Teatro | Empresas nuevas -- Botswana -- TeatroGenre/Form: Detective and mystery television programs. | Television adaptations. | Television series. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Television programs. -- Great Britain. | Television programs -- United States. | Television programs -- Botswana.DDC classification: 791.45/75
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DVD, NTSC, widescreen (letterbox); Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
In English or Spanish with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Title from container.
Jill Scott, Anika Noni Rose, Lucian Msamati, Desmond Dube.
Based on the novels by Alexander McCall Smith.
Originally broadcast on BBC1 in 2009.
Directors, Anthony Minghella, Charles Sturridge, Tim Fywell ; series producer, Tim Bricknell.
Contains the pilot and all 6 episodes from the first season.
Follows Precious 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 Grace 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.
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.
Special features include series index, Anthony Minghella's no. 1 film ; Botswana, the gem of Africa, the making of No. 1 ladies detective agency, the beat of Botswana.