The Wicker Man
- 106 min
- Directed by: Neil LaBute
- Cast: Nicolas Cage, Ellen Burstyn, Kate Beahan, Frances Conroy, Leelee Sobieski, Molly Parker, Diane Delano
- Website: www.thewickermanmovie.warnerbros.com
Labute turns his reputation as chronicler of the uglier side of human nature to the classic tale of rural Scottish eeriness, swapping offbeat pleasures and the more risque elements for increased violence and the alternative setting of a kind of women's commune. Born out of love rather than an attempt to out do the original, it is less a movie than an homage.
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The Wicker Man4 Sep 2006
Love can make us do the strangest things. Just ask Neil Labute, the writer/director of In the Company of Men, Our Friends and Neighbours and The Shape of Things. Labute, for all his inconsistencies, has long been noted as the foremost chronicler of the…
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