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‘Motherless Brooklyn’ - A crime noir thriller about a private detective with Tourette’s Syndrome in 1950s New York who has to solve a mystery that determines the city’s fate.

Release date: Fri 15 Nov 2019
Running time:146 (2h26’)
Age restriction:16 D L P SV V

In 1950s New York, Lionel Essrog is a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette’s Syndrome, trying to solve his friend’s murder. Armed only with a few clues and the powerful engine of his obsessive mind, Lionel unravels closely-guarded secrets that hold the fate of the entire city in the balance.

In a mystery that carries him from gin-soaked jazz clubs in Harlem to the hard-edged slums of Brooklyn and, finally, into the gilded halls of New York’s power brokers, Lionel contends with thugs, corruption, and the most dangerous man in the city to honour his friend and save the woman who might be his own salvation.

Based on Motherless Brooklyn (novel) by Jonathan Lethem.

Genre: Crime, Drama
Cast: Edward Norton, Bruce Willis, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Bobby Canavale, Cherry Jones, Alec Baldwin, Willem Dafoe
Directed by: Edward Norton
Screenplay: Edward Norton
Music: Daniel Pemberton
Produced by: Bill Bigliore, Edward Norton, Gigi Pritziker, Rachel Shane, Michael Bederman
Language: English
Country / Year: USA,  2019

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Lionel Essrog (Edward Norton), a lonely private detective living with Tourette Syndrome, ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and only friend, Frank Minna (Bruce Willis). Armed only with a few clues and the engine of his obsessive mind, Lionel unravels closely guarded secrets that hold the fate of New York in the balance.