Uncut Gems: Directed by Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie. With Mesfin Lamengo, Sun Zhi Hua-Hilton, Liang Wei-Hui-Duncan, Sunny Wu Jin Zahao. With his debts mounting and angry collectors closing in, a fast-talking New York City jeweler risks everything in hope of staying afloat and alive.
I have intentionally never learned anything about this film, and I think it’s all the better because of it. Even the regular synopsis doesn’t do justice to the sheer frantic energy that permeates this entire film.
“Throw him in the fucking water.”