History Film / LocalHero

12th Jan '18 1:52:34 PM AnotherGuy
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* OneBookAuthor: Bill Forsythe's sole directorial credit.
26th Oct '17 6:36:52 PM BabyM
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* GainaxEnding: Marina may be [[spoiler: a mermaid]], Ben may be [[spoiler: descended from the original owners of the oil company that wants to build over his beach]], and the last shots of the film are a transition from the busy energy of Houston to a shot of the phone in the small town's only phone booth ringing forlornly.

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* GainaxEnding: Marina may be [[spoiler: a mermaid]], Ben may be [[spoiler: descended from the original owners of the oil company that wants to build over his beach]], and the last shots of the film are a transition from the busy energy of Houston to a shot of the phone in the small town's only phone booth ringing forlornly.
18th Sep '17 6:51:05 PM AnotherGuy
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* GoingNative: Mac arrives in Ferness in a business suit and tie. As the film progresses, Mac goes more and more casual; when Happer arrives, he's wearing a sweater and is unshaved.
18th Sep '17 6:31:05 PM AnotherGuy
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* BilingualBonus: Russian speakers will chuckle at Victor and his lady's argument, culminating in Gordon dismissing her by saying in English, "Silly bitch."

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* BilingualBonus: Russian speakers will chuckle at Victor and his lady's argument, culminating in Gordon Victor dismissing her by saying in English, "Silly bitch."
24th May '17 1:16:15 PM BabyM
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* EccentricTownsfolk: pretty much everyone in Furness.
17th Mar '17 10:56:08 PM TroperBeDoper
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* CrossesTheLineTwice: [[spoiler:What happens to the rabbit.]]
14th Dec '16 12:07:34 PM wittylibrarian
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* CrossesTheLineTwice: [[spoiler:What happens to the rabbit.]]
10th Jul '16 5:43:17 PM AnotherGuy
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* ValuesDissonance: Mac adopts a rabbit after Danny hits it with a car. He keeps it in his hotel room until the manager finds it and makes it into a delicious supper, leaving Mac aghast, in an in-universe invocation of this trope.

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* ValuesDissonance: ValuesDissonance:
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Mac adopts a rabbit after Danny hits it with a car. He keeps it in his hotel room until the manager finds it and makes it into a delicious supper, leaving Mac aghast, in an in-universe invocation of this trope.
** The Ferness locals are astonished Mac only has ''one'' job.
10th Jul '16 5:13:08 PM AnotherGuy
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* OurMermaidsAreDifferent: It's hinted that Marina is actually a mermaid. She has webbed toes on land, and her tail is occasionally glimpsed in water.

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* OurMermaidsAreDifferent: It's hinted that Marina is actually a mermaid. She has webbed toes on land, land and she reveals she ''swims'' from Wales to Scotland on a regular basis. When she swims, her tail is occasionally glimpsed in water.legs look like a fish's tail. In the end, Danny chases her into the water with good news, an allusion to mermaids luring men into the sea.
10th Jul '16 5:09:33 PM AnotherGuy
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%% * CuteClumsyGirl: A rare male example in Danny.

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%% * CuteClumsyGirl: A rare male example in Danny.Danny, though he's not so much clumsy as awkward to the point of cuteness.



%% * HotScientist: Marina.

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%% * HotScientist: Marina.Marina, and while Mac only {{Male Gaze}}s her once, Danny becomes enamored with her, at one point kissing her {webbed} feet.



%% * MeaningfulName: Marina and Stella.

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%% * MeaningfulName: Marina and Stella.Stella. Marina is obvious (the sea), but since Danny suggests to Happer a "Sea and Sky Institute", Stella (star) is more meaningful.
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