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Local Hero

  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • 1983
  • Bill Forsyth
  • 107 mins
  • PG
    More info: UK: General viewing, but some scenes may be unsuitable for young children

Summary

An American oil company representative is sent to buy a Scottish coastal village so it can be demolished to make way for a new refinery. He gradually takes a shine to the place, while the locals are more interested in the money they can get for parting with it. Bill Forsyth's comedy drama, starring Peter Riegert, Burt Lancaster, Denis Lawson, Peter Capaldi, Jenny Seagrove and Fulton Mackay.

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Details

Theatrical distributor
20th Century Fox Film Co. Ltd
Language
English
Guidance
Edited for language.
Available on
video, DVD and Blu-ray
Formats
Colour

Credits

Cast

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MacIntyrePeter Riegert
HapperBurt Lancaster
UrquhartDenis Lawson
OldsenPeter Capaldi
BenFulton Mackay
MarinaJenny Seagrove
StellaJennifer Black
Reverend MacPhersonChristopher Asante
GeddesRikki Fulton

Crew

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DirectorBill Forsyth
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