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What Maisie Knew

Based on the acclaimed novel by Henry James, this touching drama is set against the chaos and complexity of modern marriage and family. Revolving around unwitting 7-year-old Maisie (introducing Onata Aprile), caught in the middle of a custody battle between her mother Suzanna (Julianne Moore), an aging rock star, and her father, Beale (Steve Coogan), a major art dealer. In a race to win the courts advantage, Beale marries Maisie's nanny Margo (Joanna Vanderham), prompting Suzanna in turn to marry friend and local bartender, Lincoln (Alexander Skarsgård). As Maisie is shuttled back and forth between her parents, she comes to rely more and more on her parents new spouses, who begin to see how selfish and damaged Maisie's parents really are. "Poignant and exemplary, this is one of the best films of 2013." - New York Observer

Year: 2012
Genre: Drama, Film Festivals 2013
Country: USA
Director: David Siegel, Scott McGehee
Starring: Julianne Moore, Steve Coogan, Alexander Skarsgard, Onata Aprile, Joanna Vanderham
Duration: 95 Minutes
Rating: M - Offensive language
7.5/10
Location in store: Drama

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