The Wicker Man (1973)

The Wicker Man 1973

Flesh to touch... Flesh to burn! Don't keep the Wicker Man waiting!
 Writers: Anthony Shaffer (screenplay)
  A police sergeant is sent to a Scottish island village in search of a missing girl whom the townsfolk claim never existed. Stranger still are the rites that take place there.
 Plot: Sgt. Howie travels to Summerisle to investigate the disappearance of a young girl. He discovers that the locals are weird and unhelpful, and becomes determined to get to the bottom of the disappearance.
 Awards: 1 win & 6 nominations.
 Did you know: Until 2009 this film was never officially released in Germany. Only then it was released on DVD by Kinowelt (however, since it was not released before, without a German dub).
 Studios: British Lion Film Corporation
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Release: 1975-06-01
Directed by: Robin Hardy
Countries: UK
Language: English
Genres: Horror,  Musical,  Mystery
MPAA Rating: R
IMDB Rating: 7.7/10
Runtime: 88
Edward Woodward
as Sergeant Howie
Christopher Lee
as Lord Summerisle
Britt Ekland
as Willow
Diane Cilento
as Miss Rose
Ingrid Pitt
as Librarian
Lindsay Kemp
as Alder MacGreagor
Russell Waters
as Harbour Master
Robin Hardy
as Minister (uncredited)
Aubrey Morris
as Old Gardener / Gravedigger
Irene Sunters
as May Morrison
Walter Carr
as School Master
Roy Boyd
as Broome
Director - Robin Hardy
Director of Photography - Harry Waxman
Screenplay - Anthony Shaffer
Producer - Peter Snell
Original Music Composer - Paul Giovanni
Editor - Eric Boyd-Perkins
Casting - Maggie Cartier
Art Direction - Seamus Flannery
Costume Design - Sue Yelland
Hairstylist - Jan Dorman
Makeup Artist - W.T. Partleton
Rotten Tomatoes® Ratings and Review
Average rating: 7.8/10
Reviews counted: 48
Fresh: 43 | Rotten: 5
83% liked it
Average rating: 3.6/5
Reviews counted: 41,766

Review: This intelligent horror film is subtle in its thrills and chills, with an ending that is both shocking and truly memorable.
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