The Wicker Man

(1973)

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| Film | United Kingdom | Colour | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
| Stars: Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Diane Cilento | Director: Robin Hardy
Tuesday at 10pm on BBC Four HD

A policeman flies to a remote Scottish isle to investigate the death of a child, and finds himself in the hands of diabolists

Cast

(28)
Edward Woodward
Sergeant Howie
Photograph from The Wicker Man (1973) (1) featuring Christopher Lee (as Lord Summerisle)
Lord Summerisle
Diane Cilento
Miss Rose
Britt Ekland
Willow
Ingrid Pitt
Librarian
Lindsay Kemp
Alder MacGreagor
Russell Waters
Harbour Master
Aubrey Morris
Old Gardener / Gravedigger
Irene Sunters
May Morrison
Walter Carr
School Master
Ian Campbell
Oak
Leslie Blackater
Hairdresser
Roy Boyd
Broome
Peter Brewis
Musician
Barbara Rafferty
Woman with Baby
Juliet Cadzow
Villager on Summerisle
Ross Campbell
Communicant
Penny Cluer
Gillie
Michael John Cole
Musician
Kevin Collins
Old Fisherman
Gerry Cowper
Rowan Morrison
Ian Cutler
Musician
Donald Eccles
TH Lennox
Myra Forsyth
Mrs Grimmond
John Hallam
PC McTaggert
Alison Hughes
Fiancée to Howie
Charles Kearney
Butcher
Fiona Kennedy
Holly
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Reviews

(1)

Old-fashioned but remarkably well made scare story, with effective shock moments. (Halliwell’s)

Pictures

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The Wicker Man (1973) Blu-ray cover from Studiocanal [2013] (1)
Photograph from The Wicker Man (1973) (1) featuring Christopher Lee (as Lord Summerisle)

Production

(3)
Robin Hardy
Director
Peter Snell
Producer
Anthony Shaffer
Writer (screenplay)