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The Dig ()


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An archaeologist embarks on the historically important excavation of Sutton Hoo in 1938.

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Status: completed
Status Updated: 14 Dec 2020

Cast

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Basil Brown
Stephen Worrall ...
Ferryman
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John Grateley
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Edith Pretty
Archie Barnes ...
Robert Pretty
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Billy Lyons
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George Spooner
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John Jacobs
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James Reid Moir
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Guy Maynard
Christopher Godwin ...
Dr. Parry
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Mrs. Lyons
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Ellen McKenzie
Desmond Kaliszewski ...
Barge Skipper
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May Brown
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Rory Lomax
Jonah Rzeskiewicz ...
London Man
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Air Raid Warden
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Dr. Rothman
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Charles Phillips
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William Grimes
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John Brailsford
Amelia Stephenson ...
Amelia
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Stuart Piggott
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Peggy Piggott
Other cast:
Christian Cole ...
Pilot (uncredited)
Grant Crookes ...
Police Officer (uncredited)
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Florence Thompson (uncredited)
Zina Esepciuc ...
Kissing Couple (uncredited)
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BBC Reporter (uncredited)
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Journalist (uncredited)
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Fisherman (uncredited)
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Policeman (uncredited)
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Teenager (uncredited)
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British Army Major (uncredited)

Directed by

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Simon Stone

Written by

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Moira Buffini ... (screenplay)
 
John Preston ... (novel)

Produced by

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Carolyn Marks Blackwood ... producer
Meg Clark ... co-producer
Murray Ferguson ... producer
Redmond Morris ... co-producer
Anne Sheehan ... executive producer
Gabrielle Tana ... producer (p.g.a.)
Ellie Wood ... producer

Music by

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Stefan Gregory

Cinematography by

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Mike Eley

Film Editing by

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Jon Harris

Editorial Department

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Ruth Antoine ... first assistant editor
Karolina Dziwinska ... digital intermediate producer
Rob Farris ... digital intermediate head of production
Emma Liu ... assistant digital intermediate producer
Alexander Phillips ... digital intermediate assistant
Lucy Randolph ... post-production coordinator
Finlay Reid ... additional digital colourist
Evangeline White ... digital film bureau

Casting By

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Lucy Bevan

Production Design by

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Maria Djurkovic

Art Direction by

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Max Klaentschi
Zuzia Mazurczak-Beska ... standby art director
Karen Wakefield ... supervising art director

Costume Design by

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Alice Babidge

Makeup Department

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Linzi Bowen ... Crowd
Mary Cooke ... hair stylist: crowd, dailies / makeup artist: crowd, dailies
Amy de Rees ... hair stylist: dailies / makeup artist: dailies
Grace Firmin ... makeup trainee
Louise Fisher ... makeup artist
Martine Jones ... hair stylist: crowd / makeup artist: crowd
Deb Kenton ... hair supervisor: crowd / makeup supervisor: crowd
Chris Lyons ... special effects teeth
Kirsty Martin ... hair stylist
Lucy Moore ... makeup trainee
Claire Pompili ... principal hair stylist / principal makeup artist
Jenny Shircore ... hair designer / makeup designer
Thalia Sparrow ... junior hair stylist / junior makeup artist
Anna Harvey ... crowd trainee: hair and make-up (uncredited)

Production Management

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Andrew Bonner ... unit production manager
Meg Clark ... post-production supervisor
Sam Martin ... Production Secretary

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Alexandra Beahan ... third assistant director
Lucine Canel ... Floor Runner
Scott Claydon ... crowd third assistant director
Ben Harrison ... second assistant director
Stuart Jerome Learmonth ... crowd third assistant director
Barrie McCulloch ... first assistant director
James Metcalf ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Samuel Martin Cook ... set dresser
Isabella Faull ... Assistant Set Decorator
Dean Fisher ... Chargehand props
Sam Fisher ... Stand-by props
Rachel Garlick ... storyboard artist
Clare Holland ... HOD scenic painter
Gary Jobber ... Supervising carpenter
Tom Macken ... carpenter
Dan Marsden ... construction manager
George Price ... set dresser
Iveta Smidtaite ... Draughtsperson
Aria Taylor ... assistant graphic designer
Charis Theobald ... graphic designer
Milly Queenie Marsden Webster ... construction coordinator

Sound Department

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Christopher Atkinson ... Sound Maintenance Engineer
Paul Carter ... re-recording mixer / sound designer
Paul Cotterell ... re-recording mixer
Zoe Freed ... foley artist
Glen Gathard ... foley mixer
Steve Jackson ... 1st Assistant Sound: additional
Yves-Marie Omnes ... production sound mixer
Danny Sheehan ... Supervising Sound Editor
Dan Turner ... Premix Technician
Oliver Vorderbruegge ... adr engineer: Remote Connection
Lottie Wade ... adr recordist

Special Effects by

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Tom Paine ... special effects coordinator / special effects technician
Destiny Trow ... special effects assistant
Massimo Vico ... special effects floor supervisor

Visual Effects by

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Jonathan Atkins-Potts ... digital compositor
Joanna Barcikowska ... digital compositor
Zoe Cousins ... digital film bureau
Vadim Davidoff ... digital compositor: Union VFX
James D. Etherington ... visual effects supervisor: Union VFX
Tiago Faria ... Lead Compositor
Adam Glasman ... Digital colourist
Jacob Green ... on-set data wrangler / visual effects artist
Alexander Ha ... matchmove artist
Katie Hoyt ... visual effects coordinator: Netflix
Isabella Ippolito ... Render Wrangler/TD
Zafar Janjua ... visual effects producer
Phil Johnson ... roto artist
Timothy P. Jones ... digital film bureau
Paddy Kelly ... executive in charge of visual effects: Netflix
Taskin Kenan ... on-set visual effects supervisor
Tom Mortelette ... prep artist
Zeki Doru Ondun ... senior compositor
Hyson Pereira ... digital compositor
James Roberts ... visual effects artist
Connor Tong ... Roto Lead/Compositor: Union VFX
Jonathan Jean-Marie Wannyn ... visual effects artist
Lewis Wright ... on-set vfx drone scan technician

Stunts

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Andy Bennett ... stunt coordinator
Alexander Bracq ... stunt performer
Kye Mckee ... stunt double: Johnny Flynn

Camera and Electrical Department

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Emin Atilgan ... second assistant A camera
Sergio Bernuzzi ... key grip
Jeremy Braben ... aerial director of photography
Jessie Brough ... Focus puller B camera
Dion M. Casey ... second unit cinematographer / steadicam operator/b cam operator / technocrane operator
Garry Clemo ... Grip Trainee
Marie-Sophie Daniel ... focus puller A camera
Roger Eaton ... BTS Cinematographer
Ants Farrell ... electrician
Mark Fortune ... rigging electrician
Phoebe Fraser ... Digital Imaging Technician
Pippa Griffith-Jones ... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Michael Hannan ... B Cam 1st assistant camera
Larry D. Horricks ... still photographer
Mark Johnson ... rigging gaffer
Nick Kenealy ... Video Assist Operator
Maxwell Leggett ... chargehand rigging electrician
Gregory Lengyel ... electrician
Matt Markham ... rigging electrician: dailies
Svetlana Miko ... B camera operator: dailies
Matt Moffatt ... gaffer
Clément Nachbauer ... "a" camera trainee: dailies
Erion Pemaj ... key standby rigger / standby rigger
Natasha Saxby ... camera trainee
Charlotte Scott-Gray ... b camera clapper loader: daily
Agnieszka Szeliga ... camera operator: b camera
Sam Thurston ... aerial camera assistant
Antonella Vecchio ... camera trainee: dailies
Matthew Willson ... camera trainee: dailies
Domingo Simon ... camera trainee: dailies (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Katie Brydon ... casting assistant
Olivia Grant ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Aoife Ferguson ... costume trainee
Lilly Franklin ... Costume Trainee
Rosie Grant ... crowd assistant designer
Alex Locke ... costume supervisor
Jane O'Donnell ... Costume Coordinator
Mel Page ... assistant costume designer
Emma Rawnsley ... Costume Daily
Alicya Sinclair ... Head Cutter
Marta Torres Peña ... Principal standby

Location Management

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Tom Asquith ... locations scout
Olivia Baldwin ... location marshall dailies
Damon Crane ... location manager
James Cutting ... assistant location manager
Caroline Dreesmann ... Assistant location manager
Alex Gladstone ... location manager
Joseph Gould ... assistant location manager
Matthew Harrison ... location assistant
Lucy Heno ... location assistant
Ruben Pereira ... assistant location manager
Ptolemy Pickering-Gunn ... Location PA
Kamilla Steczkowska ... location marshal
Harriet Stovold ... location assistant
Sarah Worsley ... assistant location manager
Omar Alboukharey ... location marshal (uncredited)

Music Department

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Poppy Kavanagh ... music editor
Ian Neil ... music clearance
Atli Örvarsson ... Conductor

Script and Continuity Department

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Susanna Lenton ... script supervisor

Transportation Department

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Andy Blackburn ... transportation captain
Tristan Folaranmi ... unit driver
Paul Gatley ... driver to simon stone
Imran Hussain ... driver to ralph fiennes
Emma Savin ... 4x4 Driver
Clive Shaw ... Driver 4x4
Simon Yearwood ... driver to carey mulligan

Additional Crew

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Kriss TheDish Brown ... on-set internet technician
John Carbine ... unit medic
Tony Cavanagh ... Medic
Callum Dawson ... Crowd PA
Jay Ducker ... assistant
Amy Eglen ... location marshall
Leah Foster ... Assistant: Ms Tana
Danny Gibbons ... production assistant
Charlie Haylock ... dialect coach: Ralph Fiennes & Suffolk Roles
Tyro Heath ... Assistant: Ms Tana
Freddie Heppell ... Rushes Runner
Sean Hill ... BTS Producer
Amy Irvine ... Clearances
Paul Latchford ... Security
Kate D. Lewis ... Assistant: simon stone
Emily Lowe ... Assistant: Ms Tana
Bettina Lyster ... production coordinator
Sam Martin ... production secretary
Jamie Matthewman ... Dialect Coach
Steve Morphew ... stand-in: Ralph Fiennes
Andy Piers Morris ... boats
Josh Newiss ... production assistant
Daniel Nixon ... financial controller
Ita O'Brien ... intimacy coordinator
Lola Olutola ... production assistant
Charlotte Piddington ... BTS Producer
Tom Probert ... Crowd PA
Megan Randle ... Accounts Assistant
Faye Robinson ... Accommodation Coordinator
Tony Samuels ... BTS Producer
Sara Sparrow ... set production assistant: dailies
Ellen Steers ... unit publicist
Neil Swain ... dialect coach: Ralph Fiennes - pre production
Josephina van Leeuwen ... Accommodation Coordinator
Graham Walters ... craft service
Nathan Wiley ... BTS Producer

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Special Effects

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Storyline

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Also Known As
  • Die Ausgrabung (Germany)
  • La excavación (Spain)
  • 古宝 (China, Mandarin title)
  • A Escavação (Brazil)
  • Η Ανασκαφή (Greece)
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Runtime
  • 112 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Ralph Fiennes actually helped establish an archaeological field school based in Cheshire with his brother. The Poulton Research Project is a multi-period site with a significant medieval cemetery that archaeology students and volunteers help excavate every spring/summer See more »

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