Our Top 10 Most Scottish Films – Number 8

Wicker Man - enough to put anyone off island hopping! Photo by Everett Collection/Rex

The Wicker Man

Blame it on the weather, dark nights, our ancient mistrust of strangers following the Glencoe Massacre (we’re also guilty of bearing grudges!) or our verging on obsessive need to know where someone is from, who they know and who their forefathers were – but we can be a cliquey lot in Scotland.

And this film, with the inquisitive stranger being burned in a giant straw effigy, taps into this hidden part of our psyche perfectly.

Our Top 10 Scottish Films

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