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    Unique ID Code: 0000024800
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    Added on: 29/10/2001 16:23
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    Local Hero (UK)

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    A comedy in the classic style
    Certificate: PG
    Running Time: 106 mins
    Retail Price: £17.99
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    Synopsis:
    David Puttnams`s first production after `Chariots Of Fire` and director Bill Forsyth`s follow up to `Gregory`s girl`, this delightfully observed comedy looks at the conflict between Texas oil company and the canny residents of a Scottish fishing village whose land is needed by the Americans for their North Sea oil base.

    This warm and affectionate story is a comedy in the classic style with a surprising twist in the tail.

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Photo gallery

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Letterbox 1.78:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    English

    Directed By:
    Bill Forsyth

    Written By:

    Starring:
    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

    Editor:
    Michael Bradsell

    Costume Designer:
    Penny Rose

    Production Designer:
    Roger Murray-Leach

    Producer:
    Iain Smith
    David Puttnam

    Distributor:
    Universal Pictures

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