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Local Hero (The Criterion Collection)(Blu-ray)(Region A)(Pre-order / Sep 24)

Local Hero (The Criterion Collection)(Blu-ray)(Region A)(Pre-order / Sep 24)
 
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Local Hero Blu-ray
Criterion | 1983 | 111 min | Not rated | Sep 24, 2019

Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
English: LPCM Mono

Subtitles
English SDH

Discs
Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD-50)


Local Hero (1983)

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.

Director: Bill Forsyth
Writer: Bill Forsyth
Starring: Burt Lancaster, Peter Riegert, Fulton Mackay, Denis Lawson, Peter Capaldi, Alex Norton


Special Features and Technical Specs:
- NEW 2K RESTORATION, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
- 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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