Diggers

Diggers

Paul Rudd
Director: Katherine Dieckmann Cast: Paul Rudd
Paul Rudd
, Lauren Ambrose
Lauren Ambrose
, Ron Eldard
Ron Eldard
Katherine Dieckmann

DVD (Wide Screen / Color)

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Overview

In the years before the Hamptons became the ultimate Long Island destination, two generations of clam diggers work the land and struggle to make sense of the changes that threaten to forever transform their simple way of life. The year is 1976, and the future Long Island vacationing hotspot is little more than a tight-knit community of hard-living folks who make their living from the sea. While the impending presidential race between Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter has the entire country swept up in the wind of change, the local Hamptons clam diggers begin waging a losing battle against the wealthy developers who are gradually encroaching on their waters. Hunt (Paul Rudd) is a restless and imaginative digger who comes from a long line of hardworking seafarers and has a keen eye for black-and-white photography. When Hunt's father suddenly dies, Hunt and his lifelong pals Frankie (Ken Marino), Jack (Ron Eldard), and Cons (Josh Hamilton) slowly begin to take stock of their modest lives. Meanwhile, as Hunt's recently divorced older sister, Gina (Maura Tierney), struggles to get by while working as a waitress at a local diner, Hunt himself enters into a playfully flirtatious relationship with vacationing Manhattanite Zoe (Lauren Ambrose). Constantly questioning why Hunt refuses to venture out of his dead-end town in favor of pursuing his artistic talents in the big city, Zoe serves as a persistent reminder that one is not always necessarily bound by his or her roots.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/01/2007
UPC: 0876964000833
Original Release: 2006
Rating: R
Source: Magnolia
Presentation: [Wide Screen, Color]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 1:30:00
Sales rank: 48,321

Special Features

Deleted scenes/outtakes with commentary; Higher Definition: Diggers episode; Documentary: "Baymen"; Commentary with director, Katherine Dieckmann and writer/actor, Ken Marino

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Paul Rudd Hunt
Lauren Ambrose Zoey
Ron Eldard Jack
Josh Hamilton Cons
Sarah Paulson Julie
Ken Marino Lozo
Maura Tierney Gina

Technical Credits
Katherine Dieckmann Director
Roshelle Berliner Production Designer
Anne Chaisson Producer
Mark Cuban Executive Producer
Katya DeBear Art Director
Catherine George Costumes/Costume Designer
Sabine Hoffman Editor
Malcolm Jamieson Editor
Jason Kliot Producer
David Mansfield Score Composer
Ken Marino Producer,Screenwriter
Michael McDonough Cinematographer
Jeff Pullman Sound/Sound Designer
Jonathan Stern Co-producer
Cindy Tolan Casting
Joana Vicente Producer
Todd Wagner Executive Producer
David Wain Executive Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Diggers
1. Get Out Early [7:25]
2. Buried Out to Sea [7:17]
3. In His Boots [6:34]
4. Silent Flirtation [7:36]
5. Sell It and Leave [8:48]
6. Pick Up His Ashes [5:50]
7. Clams With Zoe [7:32]
8. South Shell Is Hiring [7:25]
9. Freakin' Out [7:41]
10. Be Cool [8:17]
11. Say Good-bye [11:07]
12. End Credits [4:08]

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