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Digger (1993)

A young boy is sent to live with relatives when his parents break up. He befriends a dying boy who has an eerie connection with nature.

Director:

Rob Turner

Writer:

Rodney Gibbons
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Adam Hann-Byrd ... Digger
Joshua Jackson ... Billy
Timothy Bottoms ... Sam Corlett
Barbara Williams ... Anna Corlett
Olympia Dukakis ... Bea
Leslie Nielsen ... Arthur Evrensel
P. Lynn Johnson ... Mrs. Jackson
Danielle Fraser Danielle Fraser ... Melissa Jackson
Gabrielle Miller ... Rosemary Malone
Lochlyn Munro ... Mark
Andrew B. Parker Andrew B. Parker ... Neville Jackson
Colette Aubin Colette Aubin ... Young Woman
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A young boy is sent to live with relatives when his parents break up. He befriends a dying boy who has an eerie connection with nature.

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All About a Magical Place....Called Friendship

Genres:

Family | Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 April 1994 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

A bűvös sziget See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Fictional feature directorial debut for documentary filmmaker Robert Turner. See more »

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Digger is a deep, rich masterpiece which reveals itself slowly.
30 December 1999 | by geoff17See all my reviews

"Digger" is a hauntingly beautiful film, with subtle magic in it. The musical score is gorgeous, and the visuals will help you remember what a mysterious, exotic world our planet is. Joshua Jackson gives the best performance by a young actor in the 1990s, in his portrayal of Billy, a young mage who befriends the lonely title character (Adam Hann-Byrd).

This is a movie that gets better with repeated viewings. The only other film of its kind that has similar power is 1995's "The Cure".


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