Freeze Frame Film Club presents Local Hero (1983)

Sunday 17th September 2023
Doors open: 6:00pm | Film starts: 7:30pm

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Freeze Frame returns this September! Join us to celebrate 40 years of Local Hero with a menu inspired by the film, freshly popped popcorn, quiz and prizes 

Local Hero (1983)

Cast Burt Lancaster, Peter Riegert, Fulton Mackay, Denis Lawson
Director Bill Forsyth I 1983 I UK | cert 12A | 1h 51m

In 1983 film reviewer Richard Barkley described Local Hero as a ‘magical brew of humour and enchantment…a film to be cherished for days…probably years’. It is now 40 years since the film was released and that review was written and we still are cherishing this gentle and quirky comedy. It’s the classic David vs Golatih tale of the ambitious Texas oil man descending on a sleepy Scottish coastal village with the view of purchasing the whole place for a song. But before he can land the deal of his career he’ll have to convince the locals and that is going to be trickier than he ever imagined! 


  • Film + two course film-inspired meal: £22 (choose between starter & main or main & pudding). Please arrive at 6.00pm. Take a look at the menu.
  • Film only + freshly popped popcorn: £7. Please arrive at 7:15pm
  • The doors will be closed during the screening.

Bring your ganseys and your knitting, blankets and hot drinks available. 

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This screening is supported by the Community Cinema Hubs Programme and the City of Edinburgh Council. Find out about other films screening as part of the Community Cinema Hubs Programme here.

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