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Local hero

Author: Peter RiegertDenis LawsonFulton MackayBurt LancasterBill ForsythAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Secondary (senior high) school : NTSC color broadcast system : English : [wide- and full-screen presentationsView all editions and formats
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A comedy about the interaction between Americans representing a Texas oil company and the inhabitants of a small village in Scotland.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Comedy films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Riegert; Denis Lawson; Fulton Mackay; Burt Lancaster; Bill Forsyth; Enigma (Firm); Goldcrest Films International.
ISBN: 079073852X 9780790738529
OCLC Number: 42850662
Language Note: Includes optional English and French subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983.
Credits: Music, Mark Knopfler.
Cast: Peter Riegert, Denis Lawson, Fulton Mackay, Burt Lancaster.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; Dolby digital mono ; double sided disc.
Contents: [Side] A. Standard aspect ratio --
[side] B. Widescreen aspect ratio ; Includes theatrical trailer.
Other Titles: Local hero (Motion picture)
Responsibility: an Enigma production for Goldcrest ; produced by David Puttnam ; written and directed by Bill Forsyth.

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A comedy about the interaction between Americans representing a Texas oil company and the inhabitants of a small village in Scotland.

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Charming, quirky film set in Scotland

by jcorelis (WorldCat user published 2011-10-15) Excellent Permalink

Local Hero is a genuine cult movie, the kind that has a small but devoted following of fans, though it's not popular among other people who don't "get it." It concerns a trio of executives from a huge Houston corporation (led by Burt Lancaster, who is excellent in an unusual-for-him...
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