Thu 31 October 8:45pm
Directed by: Robin Hardy
Starring: Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland
Cult Film Club returns this Halloween with a screening of classic British horror The Wicker Man. Police Sergeant Neil Howie (Edward Woodward) visits the isolated island of Summerisle in search of a missing girl and is shocked to find that the inhabitants of the island now practise a form of Celtic paganism. Co-starring Christopher Lee in an unforgettable, chilling role, and Britt Ekland. This screening is held in partnership with the brilliant University of Northampton.
★★★★★ “THERE IS GENUINE FEAR IN ITS NIGHTMARISH TABLEAUX” – The Guardian
★★★★★ “A TRULY CEREBRAL FEAR FLICK” – Total Film
★★★★★ “AN UNSETTLING EXPERIENCE DECADES LATER” – Time Out