2020 / 101 mins
In Greek, with English subtitles
Cast: Vangelis Mourikis (Nikitas), Argyris Pandazaras (Johnny), Sofia Kokkali (Mary)
A reclusive farmer in the lush backwoods of Northern Greece battles a giant mining corporation that is digging up the forest and threatening his property. But the greatest threat comes with the unexpected arrival of his estranged son, who appears after a 20-year separation to claim the family land.
Winner of 10 2021 Hellenic Film Academy Awards, including Best Feature Film, Best Director, and Best Actor (Mourikis)
Digger is Greece’s contender for Oscar consideration as Best International Feature.
“Digger is one of the more accomplished films in recent Greek cinema.” Cineuropa
Screened November 14, 2021