'Uncut Gems' Is Headed to the Criterion Collection
Uncut Gems is headed to the Criterion Collection — a leading video distribution company that licenses and restores classic and contemporary films — on October 26.
The Safdie brothers‘ nail-biting 2019 thriller, starring Adam Sandler as the crazed jeweler Howard Ratner, will receive a physical release on both Blu-ray and DVD via Criterion. The special edition will arrive with a multitude of exclusive features, including behind-the-scenes footage from the making of both the film and the soundtrack, screen tests featuring Sandler and Julia Fox, deleted and extended scenes, including a full performance of The Weeknd‘s “The Morning” and interviews with cinematographer Darius Khondji, costume designer Miyako Bellizzi and casting director Jennifer Venditti.
Criterion took to Instagram to announce Uncut Gems‘ induction, along with an additional five films set to arrive as part of the October release, including Satyajit Ray’s Devi, Lynne Ramsay’s Ratcatcher, The Incredible Shrinking Man, High Sierra, and Kaneto Shindo’s Onibaba.
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Uncut Gems received widespread acclaim following its premieres at the Telluride Film Festival in August 2019, Toronto International Film Festival in September 2019 and its nationwide theatrical debut on Christmas Day 2019. The film is one of A24‘s highest grossing projects, trailing behind popular titles Hereditary, Lady Bird and Moonlight.
Head to Criterion’s website to learn more about the October 2021 additions.
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