New York Film Festival 2019 Week 2 Recap: ‘Varda by Agnes,’ ‘Saturday Fiction,’ ‘Motherless Brooklyn’
/Film • Monday 20:00
The 57th annual New York Film Festival started off strong, with Martin Scorsese’s interrogation of time in his mob masterpiece The Irishman. So it is perhaps rather fitting that the whirlwind two weeks of prestige films will end with a movie displaced out of time. Edward Norton’s noir passion project Motherless Brooklyn was a somewhat baffling capper to this year’s New York Film Festival, which was filled with its share of hits and misses.