'The Wicker Man' Final Cut Gets U.S. Release Via Lionsgate! - Bloody Disgusting!

‘The Wicker Man’ Final Cut Gets U.S. Release Via Lionsgate!

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Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the cult classic that Cinefantastique called “the Citizen Kane of horror films” when The Wicker Man arrives on Blu-ray for the first time January 7, 2014 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

The Wicker Man will also be available on Digital HD, Video on Demand and Pay-Per-View. Featuring an all-new, restored edition of director Robin Hardy’s final cut, this spectacular Blu-ray also features brand new bonus content including a restoration comparison, an interview with Robin Hardy and two informative featurettes. Winner of the Saturn Award for Best Horror Film, The Wicker Man has been described as “a movie that’ll burn its way into your unconscious and give you nightmares for years” (BBC).

When a young girl mysteriously vanishes, Police Sergeant Howie (Woodward) travels to a remote Scottish island to investigate. But the seemingly quiet community is not as it appears, as the detective uncovers a secretive pagan society led by the strange Lord Summerisle (Lee). While the townsfolk tempt and threaten him with bizarre rituals and wanton lust, Howie must race to discover the truth behind the girl’s disappearance before his clash with Lord Summerisle builds to a terrifying conclusion – one that has cemented this cult shocker as a modern horror masterpiece.

  • tbaio

    Awesome movie, but how many friggin times is the “uncut” version of this film gonna be released?? Between this movie, Halloween & The Evil Dead (all due to Anchor Bay)I’m getting tired of all these new versions & special editions. Hell, put some work into a film that hasn’t seen an official release yet (Funeral Home, Death Weekend, Next of Kin, etc. etc.).

  • The “Final Cut” was a joke,since the Real Final Cut is actually 102 minutes and includes both the original opening credits and how Sgt. Neil Howie got the note that led him to Summerisle(and his fateful doom),with two characters(Howie’s young partner and his young mailman friend)who might have played a role in informing the residents of Summerisle about Howie,for it’s an important scene to the film that is sadly missing from “The Final Cut” but is yet available on YouTube(for all to see).