Diggers (2006 film)


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Directed by Katherine Dieckmann
Produced by Mark Cuban
Todd Wagner
David Wain
Written by Ken Marino
Starring Paul Rudd
Lauren Ambrose
Ron Eldard
Josh Hamilton
Ken Marino
Sarah Paulson
Maura Tierney
Music by David Mansfield
Cinematography Michael McDonough
Edited by Sabine Hoffmann
Malcolm Jamieson
Release dates
September 9, 2006 (2006-09-09) (TIFF)
April 2007 (2007-04)
Running time
87 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $28 million
Box office $24,019,048

Diggers is a coming-of-age film directed by Katherine Dieckmann. It portrays four working-class friends who grow up in West Islip, on the South Shore of Long Island, New York, as clam diggers in 1976. Their fathers were clam diggers as well as their grandfathers before them. They must cope with and learn to face the changing times in both their personal lives and their neighborhood.

The movie was written by actor Ken Marino, who also stars.


A coming-of-age story about four working-class friends growing up on Long Island, New York, as clam diggers. Their fathers were clam diggers as well as their grandfathers before them.



Diggers was released on April 27, 2007 and premiered on HDNet on April 27, and was released on DVD on May 1. It was released much in the same way as the 2005 film Bubble.

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