Lionel Essrog, a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette's Syndrome, ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and only friend, Frank Minna.
Director: Edward Norton
Writer: Edward Norton
Motherless Brooklyn's imposing length requires patience, but strong performances and a unique perspective make this a mystery worth investigating.
Source: based on the novel by Jonathan Lethem
Genres: crime, drama
Keywords: based on novel or book, noir, tourette syndrome, brooklyn, new york city, private detective, murder investigation, 1950s
Editor: Joe Klotz
Director of photography: Dick Pope
Original music composer: Daniel Pemberton
Costume design: Amy Roth
Production design: Beth Mickle
Runtime: 144 min
Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1