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The fine folks at Anchor Bay Entertainment have sent over
some copies of THE WICKER TREE on Blu-ray, and we’re giving them away to a few
lucky FANGORIA fans. This companion piece to the 1973 classic THE WICKER MAN is
helmed by its director Robin Hardy, and features a cameo by its star
The synopsis: “Based on Robin Hardy’s acclaimed 2006 novel
COWBOYS FOR CHRIST, THE WICKER TREE tells the story of Texas-based singer Beth
Boothby (newcomer Brittania Nicol) and her fiancé Steve Thomson (Henry
Garrett), two born-again Christians who come to Scotland to spread the gospel.
When their initial efforts are met with disdain and disinterest, they find
comfort in an invitation to sing in Tressock, the border fiefdom owned by Sir
Lachlan Morrison (Graham McTavish). However, Beth’s and Steve’s message of
personal chastity quickly comes into direct conflict with Tressock’s sexual and
religious practices, drawing upon ancient Celtic beliefs and rituals.
Temptations begin to challenge Beth and Steve—with the stakes no less than
their very lives and souls…”
THE WICKER TREE is out this week on DVD and Blu-ray, and to
try your luck at winning a hi-def disc, send an e-mail to
Good luck! Come visit the lowlands of Scotland with THE
WICKER TREE, and be sure to stick around for the orgies and pagan sacrifices!
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