Film poster depicting Mac, left, and Happer, right.
A rather charming film directed by Bill Forsyth and starring Burt Lancaster
, Peter Riegert, Denis Lawson, and Peter Capaldi
. This thoughtful comedy follows an American oil company executive, "Mac" MacIntyre (Riegert), who is sent to negotiate with the local inhabitants of the Scottish
town of Ferness because their home lies on prime coastline for new petroleum and chemical processing facilities.
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