The Wicker Man 50th Anniversary Collector’s Edition
May 6, 2023

StudioCanal will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Robin Hardy’s classic horror film The Wicker Man (1973) with a brand new Collector’s Edition 4K Blu-ray, which is scheduled to arrive on the market on September 4th.

THE WICKER MAN has had an enduring fascination for audiences since its release in 1973. A unique and bone-fide horror masterpiece, brilliantly scripted by Anthony Schaffer (Sleuth, Frenzy) and featuring an astounding performance by the legendary Christopher Lee. Director Robin Hardy’s atmospheric use of location, unsettling imagery and haunting soundtrack gradually builds to one of the most terrifying and iconic climaxes in modern cinema.  When a young girl mysteriously disappears, Police Sergeant Howie (Edward Woodward) travels to a remote Scottish island to investigate. But this pastoral community , led by the strange Lord Summerisle (Christopher Lee) is not what it seems as the devoutley religious detective soon uncovers a secret society of wanton lust and pagan blasphemy. Can Howie now stop the cults ultimate sacrifice before he himself comes face to face with the horror of THE WICKER MAN?

Product features:

  • 5-disc 4K UHD collector’s edition rigid ‘book’ pop-up packaging, including all 3 cuts of the film restored in 4K , plus ;
  • X1 exclusive EP featuring artists from Heavenly records covering songs from the soundtrack
  • 64 page booklet, featuring brand new essays
  • 3 ‘postcards from Summerisle’
  • 2 posters (original theatrical artwork and new artwork)

Extras included on the disc are:

  • NEW – Locations featurette
  • NEW – Shaffer and Hardy
  • NEW – Robin Hardy’s original script
  • NEW – Interview with Britt Ekland
  • Worshipping The Wicker Man
  • The Music of The Wicker Man
  • Interview with Robin Hardy (2013)
  • Interview with Robin Hardy and Christopher Lee (1979)
  • Making of commentary
  • Trailers
  • Stills gallery

Studio: Studiocanal

Run Time: 1 hour and 31 minutes

Number of Discs: 5

Release Date: September 4, 2023

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