Here’s the rousing first trailer for Netflix’s UK feature The Dig, starring Carey Mulligan, Ralph Fiennes (sporting a strong Suffolk accent) and Lily James.
Netflix will release the Simon Stone-directed drama on January 15.
In The Dig, as WWII looms, a wealthy widow hires an amateur archaeologist to excavate the burial mounds on her estate. When they make a historic discovery, the echoes of Britain’s past resonate in the face of its uncertain future. Also starring are Johnny Flynn, Ben Chaplin, Ken Stott, Archie Barnes, Monica Dolan.
Screenplay comes from Moira Buffini, based on the novel by John Preston.
Producers are Gabrielle Tana p.g.a., Ellie Wood, Murray Ferguson and Carolyn Marks Blackwood. Backers include BBC Films.
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