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The no. 1 ladies’ detective agency

The ladies' no. 1 detective agency

The ladies' no. 1 detective agency

From what I understand the film is made for TV, it is the pilot for a series. I did however rent it, through an online company so it landed in my mailbox a while back, and a few days ago I got around to watch it.

It is based on novels written by Alexander McCall Smith, a British author. The story takes place in Botswana.

I have not read any of the books, but I have read a short story published in a weekly magazine. Which is where I came to know about The no. 1┬áladies’ detective agency.

I found the story amusing and I really liked the character Mma Precious Ramotswe (here played by Jill Scott). I especially liked how she always said there was nothing that couldn’t be solved with a cup of rooibos tea.

When I later noticed that the online movie rental had a couple films about it I immediately marked them for rental.

In this film we first get a brief introduction to who Precious is, and where she grew up. But also how it came she decided to start the detective agency. Read the rest of this entry »