Local Hero (1983)

PG   |    |  Comedy, Drama


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An American oil company sends a man to Scotland to buy up an entire village where they want to build a refinery. But things don't go as expected.


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18 November 2002 | bucksix
It never fails to get to me
All of the previous reviews of this wonderful movie have said it all. I just want to add that every time I've

seen it (and believe me that is a large number) I get choked up. In fact reading the reviews gives me the same feeling.

I find it impossible to understand the view point of those who pan this movie because of lack of plot or satisfying ending. They would throw out most of Shakespeare

because plot was always secondary to characterization in his

works.

I heartily reccomend Local Hero to anyone with a heart.

It will be touched

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Release Date:

17 March 1983

Language

English, Russian, Japanese


Country of Origin

UK

Filming Locations

The Ship Inn, Banff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

Box Office

Budget:

GBP3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,567 21 February 1983

Gross USA:

$5,895,761

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,895,761

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