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Summary:
Out patrolling a California highway, police officer Edward Malus stops a station wagon to return a little girl's lost doll. Moments later, a runaway truck slams into the station wagon, igniting it into a fiery wreck with the mother and child trapped inside. Edwards fails to save them before the car explodes--and then spends months of his life choking down pills to get the image of their faces out of his head. But Edward is about to get a second chance. A desperate letter from his former fiancee, Willow, arrives at his home with no postmark. Willow came into his life and left just as unexpectedly years before. But now, her daughter Rowan has gone missing, and Edward is the only person she trusts to help relocate her. She asks him to come to her home on a private island--Summersisle--a place with its own traditions where people observe a forgotten way of life. Edward seizes the opportunity to make his life right again, and soon finds himself on a seaplane bound for the islands of the Pacific Northwest. But nothing is what it seems on isolated Summersisle, where a culture, dominated by its matriarch Sister Summersisle, is bound together by arcane traditions and a pagan festival known as "the Day of Death and Rebirth." The secretive people of Summersisle only ridicule his investigation, insisting that a child named Rowan never existed there--or if she ever did was no longer alive. But what Edward doesn't know is that Willow's plea for help has invited more into his life than a chance for redemption. In unraveling Summersisle's closely held secrets, Edward is drawn into a web of ancient traditions and murderous deceit, and each step he takes closer to the lost child brings him one step closer to the unspeakable. And one step closer to The Wicker Man.

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Cast:
Nicolas Cage (as Edward Malus )
Ellen Burstyn (as Sister Summersisle )
Kate Beahan (as Sister Willow )
Frances Conroy (as Dr. Moss )
Molly Parker (as Sister Rose/Sister Thorn )
Leelee Sobieski (as Sister Honey )
Diane Delano (as Sister Beech )
Michael Wiseman (as Pete )
Erika-Shaye Gair (as Rowan )
Christa Campbell (as Truck Stop Waitress )
Emily Holmes (as Station Wagon Mom )
Zemphira Gosling (as Station Wagon Girl )
Matthew Walker (as Sea Plane Pilot )
Christine Willes (as Sister Violet )
Sophie Hough (as Daisy )

Directed By: Neil LaBute
Written By: Neil LaBute
Produced By: Warner Bros. Pictures

Release Date (US): September 1st, 2006

Length of Movie: 1h 46min

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for disturbing images and violence, language and thematic issues

Budget: $40,000,000

Opening Weekend: $11,740,235

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1. Wicker Man/Overture for the Wicker Man
2. Wicker Man/Cycling into a Nightmare
3. Wicker Man/Flight to Summer's Isle
4. Wicker Man/Secret Meeting Note
5. Wicker Man/The Barn
6. Wicker Man/The Rose and the Daydream
7. Wicker Man/Image of Rowan
8. Wicker Man/Sister Summer's Isle
9. Wicker Man/Kiss of Bees
10. Wicker Man/Flashback Memories
11. Wicker Man/Trapped in Water
12. Wicker Man/Endless Pursuit
13. Wicker Man/The Confrontation
14. Wicker Man/The Burning
15. Appointment with the Wicker Man
16. Sunset

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