What Maisie Knew


What Maisie Knew
Henry James' novel is brought up to date for the screen. It tells the story of a little six year old girl's struggle for grace as her parents wage a bitter custody battle around her. Note: this film has some parts that have been described as 'difficult to watch', so viewer discretion is advised.

95 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Language).
Drama, On the art circuit
Pick me, okay?!
Pick me, okay?!

Credits

Cast
Julianne Moore, Steve Coogan, Alexander Skarsgård, Johanna Vanderham, Onata Aprile, Sadie Rae
Director
Scott McGehee, David Siegel
ScreenplayNancy Doyne, Carrol Cartwright, from the novel by Henry James
MusicNick Urata
CinematographyGiles Nuttgens
EditingMadeleine Gavin
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2012
Produced byRed Crown Productions, Weinstock Productions, 10th Hole Productions, KODA Entertainment, 120dB Films, Dreambridge Films, Image Entertainment

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageModerate, contextual, infrequent
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolencePsychological, mild, fairly frequent, verbal
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseLow, innocuous, contextual, brief
Comments
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CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
15 +
Positive messages
3
Positive role models
2
Violence
2
Sex
2
Language
4
Consumerism
2
Drinking, drugs, smoking
2

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Diane de Beer
10
Die Burger
Paul Boekkooi
15
Metacritic.com
32 critics
15
Rottentomatoes critics
102 critics
15
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconIt's undeniably difficult to watch at times, but What Maisie Knew ultimately rises on the strength of its solidly sourced script, powerful performances, and empathetic direction.
18
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
14
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation
15

What the People say

Internet
9359 Netizens quote icon A heartbreaking gem of a movie. Loved it
15

Average .. 73%

15

Trailer






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