Local Hero

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...

Celebrating 18 Years of National Lottery Good Causes in Our Communities

Peter Wanless | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Peter Wanless

We should celebrate the incredible achievements of people who are not afraid to step up and try something new. People who notice something lacking in their area and instead of grumbling about it, roll up their sleeves and do something proactive.

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.