Set against the backdrop of 1950s New York, "Motherless Brooklyn" follows Lionel Essrog (Norton), a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette's Syndrome, as he ventures 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 whole city in the balance.
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During filming in a Harlem building a New York City firefighter (Michael Davidson, 37) died on 22.03.2018 after a large fire broke out. The blaze broke out in the cellar of a building on 773 St. Nicholas Avenue about 11 p.m. Two other firefighters suffered serious burns. A number of others with the department had less serious injuries, and three civilians received minor injuries. See more