Movie: The Wicker Man [1973] Movie: The Wicker Man [1973]

Movie: The Wicker Man [1973] Movie: The Wicker Man [1973]

Sergeant Howie:
What religion can they possibly be learning jumping over bonfires?



Lord Summerisle:
Parthenogenesis.



Sergeant Howie:
What?



Lord Summerisle:
Literally, as Miss Rose would doubtless say in her assiduous way, reproduction without sexual union.



Sergeant Howie:
Oh, what is all this? I mean, you've got fake biology, fake religion... Sir, have these children never heard of Jesus?



Lord Summerisle:
Himself the son of a virgin, impregnated, I believe, by a ghost...

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Miss Rose: The building attached to the ground in which the body lies is no longer used for CHRISTIAN worship, so whether it is still a CHURCHYARD is debatable.More Movie: The Wicker Man [1973] Movie: The Wicker Man [1973] quotes [02/10/2006 12:02:00]
Sergeant Howie: And what of the true god, whose glory, churches and monasteries have been built on these islands for generations past? Now sir, what of him?
Lord Summerisle: He's dead. Can't complain, had his chance and in modern parlance, blew it.More Movie: The Wicker Man [1973] Movie: The Wicker Man [1973] quotes [02/10/2006 12:02:00]
Sergeant Howie:
[upon seeing the Wicker Man for the first time] O, Lord! O, Jesus Christ!

More Movie: The Wicker Man [1973] Movie: The Wicker Man [1973] quotes [06/16/2016 01:06:42]
Sergeant Howie:
Your lordship seems strangely... unconcerned.



Lord Summerisle:
Well I'm confident your suspicions are wrong, Sergeant. We don't commit murder here. We're a deeply religious people.



Sergeant Howie:
Religious? With ruined churches, no ministers, no priests... and children dancing naked!



Lord Summerisle:
They do love their divinity lessons.



Sergeant Howie:
[outraged] But they are... a-are NAKED!



Lord Summerisle:
Naturally! It's much too dangerous to jump through fire with their clothes on!

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