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Local Hero

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Burt Lancaster Burt Lancaster
Felix Happer
Denis Lawson Denis Lawson
Urquhart
Peter Capaldi Peter Capaldi
Oldsen
Rikki Fulton Rikki Fulton
Geddes


Written by
Bill Forsyth Bill Forsyth
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Release date: 17 March 1983
UPC: 085391130727
Tags: Comedy (6), Drama (5), 1983 (3), 1980s (3), UK (2), 1.85:1 (1), Cross-Cultural (1), SnP (1), Sort (1), Dark-humour (1), Rated Pg (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), HQ (1), Humorous (1), Mermaid (1), 80's (1), Scotland (1), Britcom (1), Tv (1), Romance (1)
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