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International Detectives on DVD

Death on the Nile
Death on the Nile (DVD - 2004 ) DVD 791.4572 D and more… Available to borrow in some locations Holds: 1

Annotation:Agatha Christie's great Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot, uses his "little grey cells" to solve a baffling case while traveling on the Nile. David Suchet's is considered by many to the definitive portrayal of Poirot. Filmed on location in Egypt.

The Maigret Collection
The Maigret Collection (DVD - 2005 ) DVD TV M All copies in use Availability details Holds: 6

Annotation:Michael Gambon plays George Simenon's classic everyman detective, Jules Maigret, in this terrific adaptation. Set in 1950s France, much of this 1992 production was filmed on location in Paris.

Murder on the Orient Express
Murder on the Orient Express (DVD - 2004 ) DVD 792.9 M and more… All copies in use Availability details Holds: 14

Annotation:Albert Finney plays Hercule Poirot in Sidney Lumet's all-star 1974 adaptation of Agatha Christie's novel.

Murdoch Mysteries
Murdoch Mysteries Season One (DVD - 2009 ) DVD TV M and more… All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:In 1890s Toronto Inspector William Murdoch incorporates new scientific methods of investigation into his police work. Based on the novels by Maureen Jennings.

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency The Complete First Season (DVD - 2009 ) DVD TV N and more… All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:In this gentle detective series, Jill Scott plays Precious Ramotswe, proprietor of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. This acclaimed adaptation of Alexander McCall Smith's beloved novels was was filmed in Botswana.

Rebus
Rebus (DVD - 2006 ) DVD 791.4572 R All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:The first adaptation of Ian Rankin's dark detective novels set in Edinburgh, Scotland stars John Hannah as Inspector Rebus.

Rebus
Rebus Set 2 (DVD - 2007 ) DVD TV R and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:This second version of the series features Ken Stott as a tougher Rebus.

Wallander
Wallander [season 2] (DVD - 2010 ) DVD TV W and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Kenneth Branagh plays the dour, tenacious and very human Swedish police detective Kurt Wallander in this BBC adptation of Henning Mankell's dark crime novels. Set in southern Sweden.

Zen
Zen (DVD - 2011 ) DVD TV Z and more… All copies in use Availability details Holds: 1

Annotation:Rufus Sewell plays Commisario Aurelio Zen, a police official who needs to worry almost as much about his colleagues and the bureaucrats they report to as he does about the criminals he pursues. Filmed in Rome and other Italian locations. Based on the novels by Michael Dibdin.

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Adaptations of popular international detective novels filmed mostly on location. We've also included links to find the original novels.


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