Motherless Brooklyn (2019)
New York City, 1957. Lionel Essrog, a private detective living with Tourette syndrome, tries to solve the murder of his mentor and best friend, armed only with vague clues and the strength of his obsessive mind…
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The film creates a perfect balance between action and depth of basic needs, in the midst of an infertile atmosphere.
This is a gorgeous movie made by a gorgeous spirit.
The story, direction, characters, and writing/dialogue is akin to taking a tranquilizer shot to the neck, but everything else was so well done.
Watching it is like watching the spectacle of a class clown at their best: you laugh at their jokes, instigate their defiance, and "ooooh" when they get in trouble.