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    Unique ID Code: 0000200558
    Added by: Jitendar Canth
    Added on: 3/10/2019 16:55
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    Local Hero

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    Bill Forsyth directs - in his usual quirky manner
    Certificate: PG
    Running Time: 111 mins
    Retail Price: £24.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    Knox Oil and Gas of Houston is far removed from the North Sea oil it desires - and the sleepy Scottish seaside village it wants to buy and replace with a refinery. So Knox sends it's ace dealmaker (Peter Riegert) to negotiate. He finds cheerful future millionaires, awesome northern lights, a lusty innkeeper, a stubborn beachcomber and a mermaid with webbed toes. Forsyth's touch is perfect: whether showing us a tycoon (Burt Lancaster) with his head in the stars or bridging generations at an all-night ceilidh dance.

    Now for the first time on Blu Ray complete with special features.

    Special Features:
    Audio commentary with director Bill Forsyth and film critic Mark Kermode
    Getting In On The Action (1982) - 29 min behind-the-scenes documentary
    The Music Of Local Hero (2019) - Brand new interview with composer Mark Knopfler
    A Conversation With Peter Capaldi & Gordon Sinclair (1982)
    The South Bank Show - Making Of Local Hero (1983)
    Interview with Bill Forsyth
    Original theatrical trailer

    Video Tracks:
    1.78:1 widescreen 1080p

    Audio Tracks:
    PCM 2.0 Stereo English
    DTS-HD MA 5.1 Surround English

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Bill Forsyth

    Written By:

    Jenny Seagrove
    Peter Capaldi
    Norman Chancer
    Denis Lawson
    Fulton Mackay
    Peter Riegert
    Burt Lancaster

    Casting By:
    Susie Figgis

    Soundtrack By:
    Mark Knopfler
    Guy Fletcher

    Director of Photography:
    Chris Menges

    Michael Bradsell

    Costume Designer:
    Penny Rose

    Production Designer:
    Roger Murray-Leach

    Iain Smith
    David Puttnam


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