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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Eva Birthistle
Ella Connolly
Amelia Crowley
Aidan Gillen
Timothy Spall
Directors
David Keating
Screenwriters
David Keating
Brendan McCarthy
Running Time
90 minutes

Wake Wood
(Wicker) Man on fire


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Wake Wood

Plot
The rural Irish village of Wake Wood preserves a tradition enabling the dead to be brought back for three days, one year after their death, for a final farewell. But there are rules which grieving newcomers Patrick (Aidan Gillen) and Louise Daly (Eva Birthistle) break.


Verdict
Nothing too groundbreaking but a compelling rife on creepily occult British horrors nonetheless.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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