Lionel Essrog (Edward Norton) is a lonely private detective who doesn’t let Tourette’s syndrome stand in the way of his job. Gifted with a few clues and an obsessive mind, Lionel sets out to solve the murder of Frank Minna (Bruce Willis)– his mentor and only friend. Scouring the jazz clubs and slums of Brooklyn and Harlem, Essrog soon uncovers a web of secrets while contending with thugs, corruption and the most dangerous man in the city.
The film is written and directed by Edward Norton, based on the book by Jonathan Lethem.
The film also stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Alec Baldwin, Bobby Cannavale, Willem Dafoe, and others.
The film was released in theaters on November 1, 2019.