Jump to content

The Wicker Man

Frae Wikipedia, the free beuk o knawledge
Edward Woodward

The Wicker Man is a cult 1973 British horror movie, made an set in Scotland. The movie wis directed by Robin Hardy an written bi Anthony Shaffer. It stars Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Diane Cilento, Ingrid Pitt an Britt Ekland. Paul Giovanni composed the soundtrack.[1][2]

The Wicker Man is generally very weel-regairded by critics. Movie magazine Cinefantastique described it as "the Citizen Kane o horror movies". In 2004 the magazine cried the Wicker Man the sixth greatest British movie o aw time. It won the 1978 Saturn Award fur best horror movie. A scene fae this movie wis nummer 45 on Bravo's 100 scariest movie moments.

The picture wis shot maistly in the wee toons o Gaithoose o Fleet, Newtoun Stewart, Kirkcoubrie, Creetoun and in and aroond the Isle o Whithorn. The auld ruint kirk wis at Anwoth. The cave wis St Ninian's Cave on the coast at Physgill at Glasserton. The climax o the picture wis shot on the cliffs at Burrow Heid.[3]

Cast[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "The Wicker Man (1973)".
  2. "The Wicker Man 1973". Turner Classic Movies. Atlanta: Turner Broadcasting System (Time Warner). Archived frae the original on 15 Januar 2019. Retrieved 11 Julie 2016.
  3. Bruce, David (1996). Scotland the Movie (in Inglis). Edinburgh: Polygon. ISBN 074866209X.
  • Brown, Allan (2000). Inside the Wicker Man: The Morbid Ingenuities. Sidgwick & Jackson. ISBN 978-0-283-06355-8. (in Inglis)