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Local Hero

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Directed by Bill Forsyth
United Kingdom, 1983
Comedy, Drama, Romance

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.

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.

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Local HeroDirected byBill Forsyth

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1983 | Directors' Fortnight
National Board of Review
1983 | Winner: Top Ten Films
BAFTA Awards
1984 | Winner: Best Direction
1984 | 6 nominations including: Best Cinematography
New York Film Critics Circle Awards
1983 | Winner: Best Screenplay

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