I Didn’t Dig Most of ‘The Dig’

Sarah Callen
Mar 2 · 4 min read

To my surprise, a child actor stole the show.

The Dig movie poster | Netflix
The Dig movie poster | Netflix

The Dig takes us into the world of archeology in the 1930s. Basil Brown (Ralph Fiennes) is a talented excavator who is disregarded by the elite in the field. He is hired by Edith Pretty (Carey Mulligan) to dig up some large burial mounds on her property. When some important finds are discovered, there’s a fight over which museum should take the artifacts and who…