A funny and heartfelt story of two generations of hard-living blue collar workers trying to maintain their way of life in the face of change, Diggers.
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An intimate nostalgic and bittersweet slice-of-life look at 1970s America, Diggers is "teeming with superb performances" (Reel Film) from its ensemble cast, including Paul Rudd (Night at the Museum, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Friends), Ken Marino (Reno 911!: Miami, Veronica Mars), Ron Eldard (House of Sand and Fog, Freedomland, Black Hawk Down), Josh Hamilton (Broken English), Sarah Paulson (Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip), Maura Tierney ("ER," Insomnia) and Lauren Ambrose (Six Feet Under). Written by Marino and loosely based on his own life experiences, Diggers tenderly chronicles the story of a group of friends living and working in the Hamptons, who are forced to imagineIn a different life for themselves. With a corporate threat looming, the multi-generational clam diggers take stock of their humble trade and struggle to keep pace in a rapidly changing world. "Winningly chart[ing] the end of an American way of life with unabashed nostalgia, macho swagger, four-letter words and a big heart," (Michèle Maheux, Toronto International Film Festival) Diggers debuts simultaneously on DVD, HDNet Movies and in theatres. The Diggers DVD will include the documentary "Baymen," an insightful film about Long Island clam diggers, Outtakes/Deleted scenes, HDNet's Higher Definition: Diggers Episode, and audio commentary with Director Katherine Dieckmann and Writer/Actor Ken Marino available for a suggested retail price of $29.98.
A funny, heartfelt story about a tightly-knit group of friends, who try to maintain their small-town way of life in the face of enormous changes in 1970s Long Island. Hunt (Paul Rudd) and his best friends Frankie Lozo (Ken Marino), Cons (Josh Hamilton) and Jack (Ron Eldard) are hard-living clam diggers whose livelihoods are threatened by an encroaching corporation, forcing them to consider new directions in life.