Motherless Brooklyn

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Status: Pre-Production As of February 21, 2014

Pre-Production: Key talent and film crew being hired; budgeting, preparing and planning of production schedule; approving final shooting script. Production is scheduled to start in late 2014.

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Set in New York in 1954, Lionel Essrog, a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette’s syndrome, tries to solve the murder of his mentor and only friend. Armed only with few clues and an obses... more

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DIRECTOR

Edward Norton

Screenwriter

Edward Norton

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Storyline

Set in New York in 1954, Lionel Essrog, a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette’s syndrome, tries to solve the murder of his mentor and only friend. Armed only with few clues and an obsessive mind, Lionel slowly unravels closely guarded secrets that have major ramifications. It leads him through Harlem jazz clubs, Brooklyn slums and sets him against thugs and Gotham power brokers to honor his friend and save a woman who might his own salvation.
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Trivia & Production Notes

  • Inspired by the Jonathan Lethem novel.

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