Uncut Gems is a 2019 American crime thriller film. A Jewish-American jeweler and gambling addict in New York City’s Diamond District, who should retrieve an luxurious gem he bought to repay his money owed.
In 2010, Ethiopian Jewish miners retrieve a rare black opal from the Welo mine in Ethiopia. In 2012, gambling addict Howard Ratner runs KMH, a jewellery save in New York City’s Diamond District. Howard struggles to pay off his gambling money owed, which include $100,000 he owes to Arno, his loan shark brother-in-law. His domestic life is cut up among his spouse Dinah, who has agreed to divorce after Passover, and his female friend Julia, a KMH worker.
Howard’s business partner Demany brings basketball famous person Kevin Garnett to KMH. While he is there, the opal, which Howard had smuggled from Africa, arrives. Garnett turns into captivated with the opal, insisting on retaining onto it for true good fortune at his recreation that night time. Howard reluctantly agrees, accepting Garnett’s 2008 NBA Championship ring as collateral.