Writer-director Edward Norton has brought the lead character of Jonathan Lethem’s best-selling novel Motherless Brooklyn from actual Brooklyn into a completely new, magnificently entwine neo-noir narrative, re-set in the 1950’s New York.
Emotionally and mentally upset by a goof-up job, Lionel Essrog ( played by Edward Norton), a lonely private detective with Tourette syndrome, risks finding the murderer of his mentor and only best friend, Frank Minna played by Bruce Willis. Lionel has only a few leads and the syndrome of his obsessive mind that he is using productively, he untangles deep mysteries that hold the destiny of New York in the balance.
Motherless Brooklyn’s main cast has Edward Norton, Bruce Willis, Alec Baldwin, Willem Dafoe along with Gugu Mbatha-Raw. The initial release date of the movie is November 1st, 2019.
Watch out the trailer before the film goes out.