Bill Forsyth

The 10 Scottish Films You Need To See...

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

Never has the hormonal awkwardness of youth been captured so comedically, as well as sweetly, on screen as by director Bill Forsyth in his coming-of-a...

Nearly 30 Years On, Local Hero Still Breaks My Heart

Daley James Francis | Posted 10.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Daley James Francis

If there is one film that fills me with more emotions that I can neither understand or bear it is Bill Forsyth's 1983 Scottish comedy Local Hero. It is a film that makes you laugh yet has a melancholic tone that always seems one step away from breaking your heart. It was named #37 on the list of BFI Top 100 British Films by the British Film Institute.