Local Hero

United Kingdom, 1983

Film
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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.

Credits

director

Bill Forsyth

producer

David Puttnam

Language

English

Duration

01:47:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33705

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Comedy

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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