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An Overlooked Big Screen 'Hero'

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An Overlooked Big Screen 'Hero'

Arts & Life

An Overlooked Big Screen 'Hero'

An Overlooked Big Screen 'Hero'

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Our cultural concierge, Jesse Kornbluth, urges revisiting the 1983 comedy, Local Hero. The soundtrack of this overlooked film — about Scottish villagers who thwart an American oil company's efforts to buy their land — is just as entertaining as the premise.