The Dig is a 2021 British drama film directed by Simon Stone, based on the 2007 novel of the same name by John Preston, which reimagines the events of the 1939 excavation of Sutton Hoo. It stars Carey Mulligan, Ralph Fiennes, Lily James, Johnny Flynn, Ben Chaplin, Ken Stott, Archie Barnes, and Monica Dolan.
It had a limited release on 15 January 2021, followed by streaming on Netflix on 29 January 2021.
The Dig Movie Plot
A self-made archaeologist embarks on the historically important excavation of Sutton Hoo in 1938. Basil Brown (Ralph Fiennes) is hired by Edith Pretty (Carey Mulligan) to dig a suspicious land formation inside her property. Brown discovered something historical and when the government took over the digging, a dispute on who will be given credit erupted.
The Dig Movie Cast
Ralph Fiennes, Stephen Worrall, Danny Webb, Carey Mulligan, Archie Barnes, Robert Wilfort, James Dryden, Joe Hurst, Paul Ready, Peter McDonald, Christopher Godwin, Ellie Piercy, Bronwyn James, Desmond Kaliszewski, Monica Dolan
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The full movie is available on Netflix
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