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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.

Contributor(s): Bricknell, Timothy | Scott, Jill, 1972- | Rose, Anika Noni, 1972- | McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-. No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series | Dube, Desmond | Yared, Gabriel | 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: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: [New York, NY] : Burbank, CA : Home Box Office ; Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2009Description: 3 videodiscs (451 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 1419883380; 9781419883385.Other title: Number One Ladies' Detective Agency.Uniform titles: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Television program) Subject(s): 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. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Television series.DDC classification: 791.45/75
Contents:
Pilot ; The big bonanza -- Poison ; The boy with an African heart ; Problems in moral philosophy -- Beauty and integrity ; A real Botswana diamond.
Production Credits: Original music, Gabriel Yared ; production designer, Johnny Breedt ; costume designer, Jo Katsaras.
Cast: Jill Scott, Anika Noni Rose, Lucian Msamati, Desmond Dube.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.
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DVD; Region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital.

Language tracks in English (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 2.0), with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.

Jill Scott, Anika Noni Rose, Lucian Msamati, Desmond Dube.

Original music, Gabriel Yared ; production designer, Johnny Breedt ; costume designer, Jo Katsaras.

Based on the novels by Alexander McCall Smith.

Originally broadcast on BBC1 in 2009.

Contains the pilot and all 6 episodes from the first season.

Rated: TV-PG.

Canadian Home video rating: 14 up.

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.

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: 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.

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