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Joshua et Ben Safdie is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter, Co-Producer, Director of Photography, Editor and Cinematography American born on 3 april 1984

Joshua et Ben Safdie

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Nationality USA
Birth 3 april 1984 (37 years)

Brothers Joshua Safdie and Ben Safdie are independent filmmakers based in New York City, who frequently collaborate.

Biography

Raised in both Queens and Manhattan, Josh and Ben Safdie began making movies at a young age, inspired by their film-enthusiast father. They attended Boston University, where they co-founded with Alex Kalman, the creative collective Red Bucket Films. The turmoil of their youth, as children of divorced parents, became an inspiration for later work. Their great-uncle is famed architect Moshe Safdie.

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Filmography of Joshua et Ben Safdie (8 films)

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Actor

Good Time
Good Time (2017)
, 1h39
Directed by Joshua et Ben Safdie
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Robert Pattinson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Joshua et Ben Safdie, Barkhad Abdi, Souleymane Sy Savane, Rose Gregorio
Rating73% 3.6979853.6979853.6979853.6979853.697985
Après un braquage raté, Connie réussit à s'enfuir mais son frère handicapé, Nick, est arrêté. Alors qu'il tente de réunir la caution pour libérer son frère, Connie voit une autre option qui s'offre à lui : le faire évader. Commence alors, dans les bas-fonds de New York, une longue nuit sous adrénaline.
This Summer Feeling, 1h46
Directed by Mikhael Hers
Origin France
Genres Drama
Actors Anders Danielsen Lie, Judith Chemla, Marie Rivère, Richard Bekins, Marin Ireland, Dounia Sichov
Roles Thomas
Rating66% 3.330533.330533.330533.330533.33053
Au milieu de l'été, Sasha, 30 ans, meurt soudainement. Alors qu'ils se connaissent peu, son compagnon Lawrence et sa sœur Zoé se rapprochent. Ils partagent comme ils peuvent la peine et le poids de l'absence, entre Berlin, Paris et New York. Trois étés, trois villes, le temps de leur retour à la lumière, portés par le souvenir de celle qu'ils ont aimée.
Daddy Longlegs, 1h30
Directed by Joshua et Ben Safdie
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Films about families
Actors Ronald Bronstein, Abel Ferrara, Joshua et Ben Safdie, Casey Neistat
Roles Chris
Rating68% 3.445063.445063.445063.445063.44506
Lenny, a divorced father and a projectionist at a Manhattan movie theater, spends two weeks with his young sons Sage and Frey.
Taking Woodstock, 1h55
Directed by Ang Lee
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Political films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Imelda Staunton, Demetri Martin, Henry Goodman, Liev Schreiber, Edward Hibbert, Jonathan Groff
Roles Documentary Cameraman
Rating66% 3.347293.347293.347293.347293.34729
Set in 1969, the film follows the true story of Elliot Tiber (Demetri Martin), an aspiring Greenwich Village interior designer whose parents, Jake (Henry Goodman) and Sonia (Imelda Staunton), own the small dilapidated El Monaco Resort in White Lake, in the town of Bethel, New York. A hippie theater troupe, The Earthlight Players, rents the barn, but can hardly pay any rent. Due to financial trouble, the motel may have to be closed, but Elliot pleads with the local bank not to foreclose on the mortgage and Sonia delivers a tirade about her struggles as a Russian refugee. The family is given until the end of the summer to pay up.
The Pleasure of Being Robbed, 1h11
Directed by Joshua et Ben Safdie
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Joshua et Ben Safdie, Ariel Schulman
Roles Josh
Rating60% 3.048453.048453.048453.048453.04845
Éléonore, jeune femme libre et curieuse déambule dans les rues de New York. Pour se distraire, elle vole tout ce qui lui tombe sous la main. Ce qu'elle trouve dans les sacs des passants déclenche aventures et rencontres. Au cours d'un vol, Éléonore rencontre Josh...

Director

Uncut Gems
Uncut Gems (2019)

Directed by Joshua et Ben Safdie
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Actors Adam Sandler, Eric Bogosian, Lakeith Stanfield, Pom Klementieff, Idina Menzel, Judd Hirsch
Rating73% 3.6980353.6980353.6980353.6980353.698035
Howard Ratner, un propriétaire de bijouterie au sein de Diamond District à New York, et revendeur à ses heures perdues, voit sa vie chamboulée lorsque sa marchandise est volée.
Good Time
Good Time (2017)
, 1h39
Directed by Joshua et Ben Safdie
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Robert Pattinson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Joshua et Ben Safdie, Barkhad Abdi, Souleymane Sy Savane, Rose Gregorio
Rating73% 3.6979853.6979853.6979853.6979853.697985
Après un braquage raté, Connie réussit à s'enfuir mais son frère handicapé, Nick, est arrêté. Alors qu'il tente de réunir la caution pour libérer son frère, Connie voit une autre option qui s'offre à lui : le faire évader. Commence alors, dans les bas-fonds de New York, une longue nuit sous adrénaline.
Heaven Knows What, 1h34
Directed by Joshua et Ben Safdie
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs
Actors Necro, Arielle Holmes, Caleb Landry Jones
Rating67% 3.39853.39853.39853.39853.3985
Harley loves Ilya. He gives her life purpose and sets her passion ablaze. So, when he asks her to prove her love by slitting her wrists, she obliges with only mild hesitation, perhaps because of her other all-consuming love: heroin.
Daddy Longlegs, 1h30
Directed by Joshua et Ben Safdie
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Films about families
Actors Ronald Bronstein, Abel Ferrara, Joshua et Ben Safdie, Casey Neistat
Rating68% 3.445063.445063.445063.445063.44506
Lenny, a divorced father and a projectionist at a Manhattan movie theater, spends two weeks with his young sons Sage and Frey.
The Pleasure of Being Robbed, 1h11
Directed by Joshua et Ben Safdie
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Joshua et Ben Safdie, Ariel Schulman
Rating60% 3.048453.048453.048453.048453.04845
Éléonore, jeune femme libre et curieuse déambule dans les rues de New York. Pour se distraire, elle vole tout ce qui lui tombe sous la main. Ce qu'elle trouve dans les sacs des passants déclenche aventures et rencontres. Au cours d'un vol, Éléonore rencontre Josh...

Scriptwriter

Uncut Gems
Uncut Gems (2019)

Directed by Joshua et Ben Safdie
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Actors Adam Sandler, Eric Bogosian, Lakeith Stanfield, Pom Klementieff, Idina Menzel, Judd Hirsch
Roles Writer
Rating73% 3.6980353.6980353.6980353.6980353.698035
Howard Ratner, un propriétaire de bijouterie au sein de Diamond District à New York, et revendeur à ses heures perdues, voit sa vie chamboulée lorsque sa marchandise est volée.
Good Time
Good Time (2017)
, 1h39
Directed by Joshua et Ben Safdie
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Robert Pattinson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Joshua et Ben Safdie, Barkhad Abdi, Souleymane Sy Savane, Rose Gregorio
Rating73% 3.6979853.6979853.6979853.6979853.697985
Après un braquage raté, Connie réussit à s'enfuir mais son frère handicapé, Nick, est arrêté. Alors qu'il tente de réunir la caution pour libérer son frère, Connie voit une autre option qui s'offre à lui : le faire évader. Commence alors, dans les bas-fonds de New York, une longue nuit sous adrénaline.
Heaven Knows What, 1h34
Directed by Joshua et Ben Safdie
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs
Actors Necro, Arielle Holmes, Caleb Landry Jones
Rating67% 3.39853.39853.39853.39853.3985
Harley loves Ilya. He gives her life purpose and sets her passion ablaze. So, when he asks her to prove her love by slitting her wrists, she obliges with only mild hesitation, perhaps because of her other all-consuming love: heroin.
Daddy Longlegs, 1h30
Directed by Joshua et Ben Safdie
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Films about families
Actors Ronald Bronstein, Abel Ferrara, Joshua et Ben Safdie, Casey Neistat
Roles Writer
Rating68% 3.445063.445063.445063.445063.44506
Lenny, a divorced father and a projectionist at a Manhattan movie theater, spends two weeks with his young sons Sage and Frey.