Local Hero ★★★★ 1983 (PG)
Riegert is a yuppie representative of a huge oil company who endeavors to buy a sleepy Scottish fishing village for excavation, and finds himself hypnotized by the place and its crusty denizens. Back in Texas at company headquarters, tycoon Lancaster deals with a psycho therapist and gazes at the stars looking for clues. A low-key, charmingly offbeat Scottish comedy with its own sense of logic and quiet humor, poetic landscapes, and unique characters, epitomizing Forsyth's original style. 112m/C VHS, DVD . GB Peter Riegert, Denis Lawson, Burt Lancaster, Fulton Mackay, Jenny Seagrove, Peter Capaldi, Norman Chancer; D: Bill Forsyth; W: Bill Forsyth; C: Chris Menges; M: Mark Knopfler. British Acad. ‘83: Director (Forsyth); N.Y. Film Critics ‘83: Screenplay; Natl. Soc. Film Critics ‘83: Screenplay.
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