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Police sergeant Neil Howie is called to an island village in search of a missing girl whom the locals claim never existed. Stranger still, however, are the rituals that take place there.

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Directed by

Robin Hardy

Written by

Anthony Shaffer (Screenplay)
David Pinner (Novel)

Runtime

94 minutes

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

Flesh to touch...Flesh to burn! Don't keep the Wicker Man waiting!

Cast

Keywords

disappearance cult based on novel or book investigation scotland human sacrifice horror cult film island virgin ritual policeman rural area paganism folk horror

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