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Rated
PG
Runtime 111 min
Ratings
100% critics Rotten Tomatoes
87% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 12+ Common Sense Media
Genre Comedy, Drama
Release 03/17/83
Actors Burt Lancaster, Peter Riegert, Fulton Mackay, Denis Lawson
Directors Bill Forsyth
Oil billionaire Happer sends Mac to a remote Scotish villiage to secure the property rights for an oil refinery they want to build. Mac teams up with Danny and starts the negotiations, the locals are keen to get their hands on the 'Silver Dollar' and can't believe their luck. However a local hermit and beach scavenger, Ben Knox, lives in a shack on the crucial beach which he also owns. Happer is more interested in the Northern Lights and Danny in a surreal girl with webbed feet, Marina. Mac is used to a Houston office with fax machines but is forced to negotiate on Bens terms.
Genre Comedy, Drama
Release 03/17/83
Actors Burt Lancaster, Peter Riegert, Fulton Mackay, Denis Lawson
Directors Bill Forsyth
Oil billionaire Happer sends Mac to a remote Scotish villiage to secure the property rights for an oil refinery they want to build. Mac teams up with Danny and starts the negotiations, the locals are keen to get their hands on the 'Silver Dollar' and can't believe their luck. However a local hermit and beach scavenger, Ben Knox, lives in a shack on the crucial beach which he also owns. Happer is more interested in the Northern Lights and Danny in a surreal girl with webbed feet, Marina. Mac is used to a Houston office with fax machines but is forced to negotiate on Bens terms.