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The 50 Best Drama Movies to Watch on Netflix in 2021

Alex Ion

The 50 Best Drama Movies to Watch on Netflix in 2021

The Dig
The Dig poster.jpg
Official release poster
Directed bySimon Stone
Produced by
Screenplay byMoira Buffini
Based onThe Dig
by John Preston
Starring
Music byStefan Gregory[1]
CinematographyMike Eley
Edited byJon Harris
Production
company
Distributed byNetflix
Release date
  • 15 January 2021 (2021-01-15) (United States)
Running time
112 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

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 film received positive reviews from critics.

  1. ^ "Stefan Gregory Scoring Simon Stone's Netflix Film 'The Dig'". Film Music Reporter. Film Music Reporter. 21 December 2020. Archived from the original on 30 January 2021. Retrieved 21 December 2020.