The Wicker Man15

Directed by Robin Hardy | UK | 1973 | 1h 35m | Starring Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Diane Cilento, Britt Ekland

A conservative Christian policeman is sent to the small Scottish island of Summerisle to investigate a case involving a missing young girl. The closer he gets to solving the mystery, the more intertwined he becomes in the locals’ strange Pagan rituals. A bleakly comic folk-horror featuring one of the most shocking and unforgettable crescendos in 1970s British cinema.


‘It remains a how-to model for making something that fancies itself a slow-burn thriller—until it isn’t slow-burning whatsoever.’
David Fear, Time Out

‘There is genuine fear in its nightmarish tableaux…And that final sequence, with the eponymous Wicker Man, is inspired.’
Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

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We showed The Wicker Man between January 25, 2022 and January 26, 2022.

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