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Uncut Gems (2019)

Director: Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie Run Time: 136 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2019

Starring: Adam Sandler, Idina Menzel, Julia Fox, Kevin Garnett, LaKeith Stanfield

Country: United States
Language: English

Gateway Film Center is proud to present the first official retrospective of A24 films, Uncut Gems: A Twenty-Four Day Collection, August 4—September 11, 2022. Explore the full schedule of films here.

About the film:

A charismatic New York City jeweler always on the lookout for the next big score makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. Howard must perform a precarious high-wire act, balancing business, family, and encroaching adversaries on all sides in his relentless pursuit of the ultimate win.

“Directed with relentless tension and diamond-hard intelligence by Josh and Benny Safdie, Uncut Gems is a thriller and a character study, a tragedy and a blast.”

—Justin Chang for The Los Angeles Times 

About the filmmakers: 

Benny Safdie and Josh Safdie are an American independent filmmaker and actor duo based in New York City, who frequently collaborate on their films. They are best known for writing and directing the crime thriller films Good Time (2017) starring Robert Pattinson and Uncut Gems (2019) starring Adam Sandler. In addition to writing and directing, both Josh and Benny serve in a variety of key positions including acting, editing, shooting, mixing sound, and producing their films.

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