Soft for Digging (2001)


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This stylized horror film, shot on 16 mm film and produced on a shoestring budget of 9,000 dollars, made its debut at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival. When Virgil (Edmond Mercier) goes on a search for his lost pet cat, he becomes involved with the ghost of a murdered girl (Sarah Ingerson). Although there is little to the story, director JT Petty (who also wrote, produced, and edited the picture) makes the brave artistic decision to film the 74-minute feature with less than a minute of dialogue, … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama , Horror
Directed By:
Written By: J.T. Petty
On DVD: May 31, 2005


as Paperboy

as Shovelman

as Shakespeare

as Virgil Manoven

as Orange Vested Citize...
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Critic Reviews for Soft for Digging

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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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You can still have a very effective horror film and use no dialogue, a very deliberate pace, static camera shots if you know what you're doing.

Full Review… | February 1, 2006
Dread Central

Intriguing for the first half hour, Digging's gimmick unfortunately gets tiresome too quickly

Full Review… | April 10, 2005

...leaves a gruesome aftertaste la The Ring...[however] its strengths lie elsewhere.

Full Review… | June 3, 2003
Metro Times (Detroit, MI)

an exercise in craft economical and brilliant.

Full Review… | May 13, 2003
Film Freak Central

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