The Dig

Movie review by Tara McNamara, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Dignified, subtle historical drama has sensuality, smoking.

PG-13 2021 112 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 7 reviews

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age 14+

Ruined a true story.

This could have been a good movie, but they chose to ruin it by adding things that were not a part of the historical account. They took a married couple (who were really a part of the project) and turned them into the wife being an adulterer and the husband being homosexual. Neither of these ever happened. Why make that a part of the story? Not only did they make these things up, but then they made those choices come across as romantic. It did not add to the remarkable story, and it became a distraction. Ruined the movie for me.

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