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Case Histories

(DVD - 2011 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Case Histories


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Detective Jackson Brodie takes on the case of a girl who disappeared 30 years ago, helps a crime novelist who becomes involved in a road rage incident, investigates the mystery of a novelist's holiday in Russia, and looks for another missing girl after being released from jail.
Statement of Responsibility: written by Ashley Pharoah and Peter Harness ; directed by Marc Jobst... [et al.] ; produced by Helen Gregory ; A Ruby Film and Television Production in association with Monastic Productions
Title: Case histories
[videorecording]
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD :, Acorn Media,, 2011
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (ca. 347 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
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good show but way tooooo many repeat flashbacks. When the protagonist is looking at something in the water in episode 3, we really don't need another flashback to know what's going on in his mind. We've seen the scene many times and don't need it spelled out again!

Report This Apr 09, 2014
  • theat rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

great series with multi-threaded stories and wonderful acting

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  • Reynold_Nugter rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Excellent stories. Good acting from Jason Isaacs.

Report This Dec 21, 2013
  • uncommonreader rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

These two discs contain three of Kate Atkinson's detective novels. The stories are rather pedestrian, but Edinburgh looks beautiful.

Report This Oct 18, 2013
  • e278 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

“Case Histories”: tarnished detective on a mission = his redemption, through myopic work distractions; Like so many of us, he's good at what he does, not always good at who he is. I hope the author writes more on this.

Report This Sep 19, 2013
  • rslade rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

A couple of stories from the "Case Histories" collection, strung out to mini-series size. Some damage to the plots, and the characters feel a bit off.

Report This Aug 30, 2013
  • librarianatlarge rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

This left me wanting more. Jason Isaacs is terrific as always. Edinburgh has never looked more beautiful. The stories are a bit contrived, but interesting none the less. Interesting and engrossing characters, especially the women.

Report This Jul 30, 2013
  • EuSei rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Very interesting series, but even my American husband needed subtitles to understand. Beautiful places, makes you want to go visit Edinburgh.

Report This Jul 07, 2013
  • Fionaenzo rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Jason Isaacs is good but the other characters and story lines did not quite come together. Just a little off in terms of being believable, engrossing.. Janice 21383's synopsis is better than the show itself!

Loved it. Stories complicated so pay attention!

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Report This Jul 30, 2013
  • EuSei rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

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Report This Jul 31, 2013
  • EuSei rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: A very disturbing scene where a child provides sexual pleasure for her own father. Sickening and unnecessary.

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  • EuSei rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Violence: Some very violent scenes, with lots of blood.

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