Kermode meets up with director Bill Forsyth at the recent Shetland Film Festival where he shows some extraordinary never-before-seen documents showing how he financed his first film That Sinking Feeling
This edition of Kermode Uncut Film Club (from 2015) is Bill Forsyth’s timeless masterpiece Local Hero. Kermode explains why he loves this film so much along with anecdotes and recollections from the director himself.
British Film Institute
Actors Jenny Seagrove and Denis Lawson discuss Local Hero (1983), the Scottish comedy they made with Burt Lancaster, director Bill Forsyth and producer David Puttnam. The pair reveal which scenes in the film were improvised and why the shoot was briefly stopped.
LOCO Festival co-founder Jonathan Wakeham chairs the discussion.