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Uniform Title Local hero (Motion picture)
Title Local hero / director, Bill Forsyth.

Publication Info. [United States] : The Criterion Collection, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  DVD LOCAL HERO    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Adult Department  DVD LOCAL HERO DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Audio Visual  DVD LOCAL DISC 1-2    In Transit
 South Windsor Public Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD LOCAL HERO DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
Edition Director-approved special edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical rda
digital rdatr
optical rdarm
video file rdaft
DVD video
Motion pictures. lcgft
System Details DVD, region 1 NTSC, widescreen 1.78:1; monaural; color.
Language English dialogue; English SDH subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Note Title from sell sheet.
Credits Music by Mark Knopfler.
Cast Burt Lancaster, Peter Riegert, Fulton MacKay, Denis Lawson, Peter Capaldi.
Audience Rating: PG.
Summary Texas oil executive Mac is dispatched by his crackpot boss to a remote seaside village in Scotland with orders to buy out the town and develop the region for an oil refinery. But as business mixes with pleasure, Mac finds himself enchanted by both the picturesque community and its oddball denizens, and Texas starts to feel awfully far away.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983.
Director-approved special edition features: New conversation between Forsyth and film critic David Cairns, Shoooting from heart, a 1985 documentary about the work of cinematographer Chris Menges, episode of The south bank show, the making of :Local hero, 1983 interview with Rorsyth, plus an essay by film scholar Jonathan Murray.
Subject Fishing villages -- Scotland -- Drama.
Petroleum industry and trade -- Scotland -- Drama.
Scotland -- Drama.
Fishing villages. (OCoLC)fst00926799
Petroleum industry and trade. (OCoLC)fst01059546
Scotland. (OCoLC)fst01206715
Genre/Form Comedy films. (OCoLC)fst01710291
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Fiction films. (OCoLC)fst01710264
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Fiction films.
Added Author Knopfler, Mark, musician.
Forsyth, Bill, 1946- film director.
Lancaster, Burt, 1913-1994, actor.
Riegert, Peter, 1947- actor.
Mackay, Fulton, 1922-1987, actor.
Lawson, Denis, actor.
ISBN 9781681436371
Standard No. 715515234719
Music No. CC3070DDVD The Criterion Collection
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