Local Hero

United Kingdom, 1983

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A story about the Dallas-style dramas that disturb a quaint Scottish village when a Houston-based oil company plan to buy the seaside town and turn its beach into a refinery site. Contrary to expectations, the eccentric local residents are only too eager to oblige with the sale of their homes. Starring Burt Lancaster.

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Credits

producer

David Puttnam

director

Bill Forsyth

Duration

01:47:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1983

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016332

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q639969

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