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Though the plot may be familiar, Diggers is just pleasant, charming, and heartwarming enough to make it worth your while. Read critic reviews

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During the 1970s as corporate fisheries begin snatching up water rights around the Hamptons, independent clammers Hunt (Paul Rudd) and his friends can do little else but watch their way of life slip away. While members of the group look for ways to cope, Hunt begins a summer romance with a young vacationer (Lauren Ambrose).

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  • Aug 02, 2010
    Solid performances all around in this hidden gem.
    Julie B Super Reviewer
  • Jan 21, 2010
    Cast: Paul Rudd, Maura Tierney, Lauren Ambrose, Ron Eldard, Josh Hamilton, Ken Marino, Sarah Paulson Director: Katherine Dieckmann Summary: A coming-of-age story about a group of friends who reluctantly follow in their families' footsteps and face what they deem a bleak existence as clam diggers on Long Island. Directed by Katherine Dieckmann, this touching dramedy follows the companions as they struggle to cope with their predestined futures while dreaming of better lives. My Thoughts: "Talented cast, great acting, and a good script, makes this Indie film one to see. The story is about friendship, family, and change. The film has relatively and likeable character's. It's also funny, but at times a bit slow. But I enjoyed the characters. I found them to be realistic and full of heart. In this film Paul Rudd plays a more serious role, and it was a nice change from all his more comedic roles. I thought he was great. I also thought Ken Marino gave a great performance as well. I thought it was a great Indie flick."
  • Nov 28, 2008
    A little slow paced but an overall decent movie.
    James A Super Reviewer
  • Sep 20, 2007
    Who knew a comedic bunch had a decent coming-of-age drama in them?
    William G Super Reviewer

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