A religious police detective arrives at a remote Scottish island in search of a missing girl, whom the strange locals claim never existed. A mystery film that has achieved a cult status and is well regarded as a horror masterpiece.
Dark, cold, distant and mysterious, suspenseful from beginning to end thanks to superb direction and remarkable performances, notably from lead Edward Woodward and Sir Christopher Lee.
Delves into religion and belief, shedding light on the subject of Celtic paganism in rural Britain.
An excellent introduction into the Folk/Pagan Horror subgenre. Includes many notable shots and scenes that have become an integral part of Classic Horror film lore.
Remarkable soundtrack which plays an integral role in the mood and feel of the film, composed, recorded and arranged from traditional folk songs by Paul Giovanni and Magnet.
The Wicker Man Cast: Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Diane Cilento, Ingrid Pitt, Britt Ekland