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PRE-ORDER Family Business: Series 1 DVD

Item #: XE0632
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For better or for worse, lawyers Astrid and her daughter Audrey decide to open a family practice together. Every case presents a challenge and opportunities for amusement, from the divorcing couple who fight over their beloved bulldog to a battle over shady fertility trade dealings. 8 episodes, 6½ hrs, 2 DVDs.
Episode 1: Rose
Astrid LaEpisodertigues, founding partner at the Lartigues & Lorenzi law firm, asks her daughter, Audrey, to set up a mediation between a young mother and her parents, who want visitation rights for their granddaughter. While Audrey deals with personal issues of her own, her colleague Sofia Lorenzi counsels a divorcing couple fighting over custody of their dog.

Episode 2: Fatou
Astrid represents a divorced woman who is accused of harassing her ex-husband's new girlfriend and risks losing custody of her teenaged daughter. Meanwhile, Audrey deals with a couple of adult-film stars who have changed their minds about their prenuptial agreement at the last minute.

Episode 3: Esteban
A restaurant owner with health issues wants to formally adopt the teenager he raised, but the biological father has other ideas. Audrey, still uncomfortable with the idea of having a third child, deals with an error in the civil status of a young couple that could put their upcoming wedding in jeopardy.

Episode 4: Romain
A desperate woman asks Audrey to help her troubled fiancé, whose overbearing mother has had him committed to a mental institution against his will. While Audrey gets closer to handsome prosecutor Eric Leroy, Astrid is forced to end her affair with the president of the bar association.

Episode 5: Stéphane
Astrid represents a doctor when one of his wife's patients claims to be his biological daughter. Audrey's partner, Paul, wants to move their family to the country, but Audrey is busy handling an unusual case of digital adultery. Sofia's gambling debts catch up to her when she is caught mishandling a check for 12,000 euros.

Episode 6: Lazlo
An elderly widower with Alzheimer's hires Audrey to convince his estranged children to help with his medical expenses. Sofia, up to her eyeballs in debt, plays a dangerous game when she agrees to counsel an incarcerated crime boss who wants his kids to visit.

Episode 7: Sofia
Audrey and Paul marry, but the festivities are cut short when Sofia is taken into police custody at the reception. Unable to represent Sofia herself, Astrid hires a rival lawyer for her defense. With the firm in chaos, Audrey handles a pair of former clients who now want a divorce.

Episode 8: Ryan
Eric asks Audrey to defend a troubled teenager with drug trafficking charges, but since he requested emancipation from his mother, he could be tried as an adult. Meanwhile, Sofia anxiously awaits sentencing from the commission.

Packaging: Boxed
Run Time: 6 ½ hours
Format: Widescreen
Number of discs: 2
Language: French
Foreign Language Subtitles: English
Color or B&W: Color
CC: No
SDH: Yes
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Audio Format: 5.1 Surround
Rating: NR
Content disclaimer: Contains strong language and sexual situations
Catherine Marchal (36th Precinct), Ophélia Kolb (Call My Agent), Charlotte Des Georges (The Accident), Clémentine Justine (Bright-eyed Revenge)
"A whippy meringue of a French drama…Warm, light and funny." — Radio Times (UK)

"Scintillating…Captivating…Awash in charm" — The Wall Street Journal

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