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'THE PEOPLE OF 'SUMMERSISLE' DON'T LIKE INTERFERENCE FROM THE MAINLAND' (SUPERB COLLECTABLE)
on 14 October 2013
A report of a missing girl received by mainland police see's 'Sergeant Howie' (Edward Woodward) travel to
'Summersisle' to investigate.
He is greeted with suspicion and denial of the girls very existence finding the locals unwilling to answer questions
The Sergeant soon realizes that this closed community is unlike anything he'd encountered before, they seem to
have a culture and set of beliefs and standards all of their own.
When approaching the Islands overlord 'Lord Summersisle' (Christopher Lee) he finds that the paganism he was
encountering is almost certainly orchestrated by the secretive Lord of The Manor.
The landlord of the hostelry 'Howie' was staying at has a very seductive daughter 'Willow' (Brit Ekland) who is clearly
not accustomed to rejection of her advances.
Realising his enquiry is going nowhere he decides to return to the mainland to seek help and advice on the case, however
the 'Sergeant' has learnt far too much of the Island's secretive ways and will not be permitted to leave by the Islanders.
The time of sacrificial offering is imminent, a time when offerings are made to please their gods so the harvest will be
fruitful....the 'Sergeant' will unwittingly become a paramount part of the pagan celebration.
A 70's Horror-Gem well worthy of a viewing.
(The recent re-make starring 'Nicolas Cage' fell well short of the impact achieved by this release)
Disc One -
THE FINAL CUT
Burnt Offering - The Cult of The Wicker Man Documentary written by Mark Kermode
Worshipping The Wicker Man - Famous Fans Featurette
The Music of The Wicker Man Featurette
Interview with Robin Hardy
Interview with Christopher Lee and Robin Hardy (1979)
Disc Two -
U.K Theatrical Trailer
The Director's Cut (with audio Commentary)
Making of Audio Commentary Short Film
Disc Three -