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Wicker Man, The (1973)  link to Wicker Man, The on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 1678

poster Wicker Man, The

IMDb Rating:
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7.6/10 (60228 votes)

Country: UK, 88 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Thriller, Horror, Mystery

Director(s): Robin Hardy

Video Codec: Unknown

On Sunday, April 29, 1973, Sergeant Neil Howie with the West Highland Constabulary flies solo to Summerisle off the coast of Scotland. He is there to follow up on a letter addressed specifically to him from an anonymous source on Summerisle reporting that a twelve year old girl who lives on the island, Rowan Morrison, the daughter of May Morrison, has long been missing. The correspondence includes a photograph of Rowan. Upon his arrival on Summerisle, Howie finds that the locals are a seemingly simple minded lot who provide little information beyond the fact that they know of no Rowan Morrison and do not know the girl in the photo. Mrs. Morrison admits to having a daughter, seven year old Myrtle, but no Rowan. As Howie speaks to more and more people, he begins to believe that Rowan does or did live on the island, but that the locals are hiding their knowledge of her. He also begins to see that the locals all have pagan beliefs, their "religion" which centers on procreation as the ...



photo Edward Woodward Edward Woodward Sergeant Howie
photo Christopher Lee Christopher Lee Lord Summerisle
photo Diane Cilento Diane Cilento Miss Rose
photo Britt Ekland Britt Ekland Willow
photo Ingrid Pitt Ingrid Pitt Librarian

Medium: Media file,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 4:3