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The Safdie Brothers, Josh and Benny, exploded onto the indie scene in 2017 with their equally explosive film Good Time. More recently, their 2019 release Uncut Gems has introduced the brothers’ work to a much wider audience, even prompting outrage when the film was seemingly snubbed by the Academy. It may look as if they appeared from nowhere but the Safdie’s have been making films for over 10 years and in those years they have created a signature style. With only 4 features under their belt, their style has become highly recognisable and undeniable. Their films have been described as…

Aisling Kane

A Film & Media student writing about Film and Media

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