The Dig

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Simon21
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The Dig

Post by Simon21 » Sun Jan 31, 2021 10:31 am

Well worth a viewing on Netflix. Examines the dig at Sutton Hoo. Again profiling the British class obsession. Not totally accurate in its details, apparently Mrs Pretty (a convinced spiritualist) authorised the Dig when one of her regular house guests reported seeing Anglo Saxon ghosts processing around Mound 1 as she was dressing for dinner. Apparently she saw them every time she came. The ghosts do not make it into the reports of course. Pity.

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Re: The Dig

Post by Minimalist » Mon Feb 01, 2021 9:52 am

Thanks for the recommendation, Simon. I did spot that on Netflix but I was in a hurry. I'll check it out.
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Re: The Dig

Post by Minimalist » Tue Feb 02, 2021 10:11 pm

I did watch it, Simon. Definitely better than average. At least there were no exploding cars and only one plane crash off screen.

Well-acted, too.

Thanks.
Something is wrong here. War, disease, death, destruction, hunger, filth, poverty, torture, crime, corruption, and the Ice Capades. Something is definitely wrong. This is not good work. If this is the best God can do, I am not impressed.

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