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      Local Hero (PG)

      Now playing | 1 hr, 50 min.

      Critic Review: ★★★★ 4/4 stars

      Genre: Comedy
      Cast: Burt Lancaster , Peter Riegert , Denis Lawson (more)

      Up-and-coming Houston oil executive "Mac" MacIntyre (Peter Riegert) gets more than he bargained for when a seemingly simpl... (read more)

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      Up-and-coming Houston oil executive "Mac" MacIntyre (Peter Riegert) gets more than he bargained for when a seemingly simple business trip to Scotland changes his outlook on life. Sent by his colorful boss (Burt Lancaster) to the small village of Ferness, Mac is looking to quickly buy out the townspeople so his company can build a new refinery. But after a taste of country life Mac begins to question whether he is on the right side of this transaction.

      Rating
      PG

      Audio and movie formats
      Mono

      Awards
      Burt Lancaster — Nominated for British Academy of Film & Television Arts for Supporting Actor, 1983

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      Enigma Films

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