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.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for language throughout including some sexual references, brief drug use, and violence
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According to the book "Room to Dream," when the book was first published in the 90's, David Lynch was offered the option rights to possibly produce and/or direct, but turned it down. See more