Motherless Brooklyn

Motherless Brooklyn (2019)

3 mistakes

(2 votes)

Directed by: Edward Norton

Starring: Alec Baldwin, Bruce Willis, Cherry Jones

Genres: Crime, Drama

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Visible crew/equipment: When Lionel returns to the jazz bar and discovers Billy Rose has been killed (framed as a suicide), you can see two people standing in the shadows to the left of Lionel as he enters the main room where the stage is located. A man is hunched over, whilst a woman is standing still wearing what looks like a dust mask. (01:32:27)

Factual error: Alec Baldwin opens a pack of Chesterfield cigarettes and they have a filter. This is in the late 50's - Chesterfields did not have filters until 1966.

Factual error: Through the last third of the movie Edward Norton has a cut above his left eye. It is closed with an adhesive strip. It wasn't until 1962 that 3M™ Steri-Strip™ Skin Closures were introduced to the health care world. A stitch or two would have been less distracting, and would have been better suited to the gritty feel that the movie was trying to achieve.

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Answer: In the movie, there's a bar called "Formosa Lounge." In real life, "Formosa" was the name Portugal gave to Taiwan.


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