Local Hero [Criterion] (BLU)

Bill Forsythe

Blu-Ray
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Synopsis

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.

Product Details

  • Starring: Burt Lancaster, Peter Riegert
  • Format: Color, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85.1
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Rating: PG
  • Label: Criterion
  • Release Date: 09/24/2019
  • Run Time: 111 minutes
  • Catalogue #: 3069

Special Features

  • New conversation between Forsyth and film critic David Cairns
  • Shooting from the Heart, a 1985 documentary about the work of cinematographer Chris Menges
  • Episode of The South Bank Show from 1983 about the production of the film
  • The Making of “Local Hero,” a documentary made during the film’s production, featuring interviews with actors Burt Lancaster and Peter Riegert
  • I Thought Maybe I’d Get to Meet Alan Whicker, a 1983 interview with Forsyth on his early career in documentaries, his first narrative features, and the success of Local Hero
  • PLUS: An essay by film scholar Jonny Murray
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