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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Julianne Moore
Steve Coogan
Alexander Skarsgård
Directors
Scott McGehee
David Siegel
Screenwriters
Nancy Doyne
Carroll Cartwright
Running Time
99 minutes

What Maisie Knew
The Kid Isn't Alright


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What Maisie Knew

Plot
Maisie (Onata Aprile) is a six year-old girl caught in the crossfire between her warring parents. One is a party-hardy rock star (Moore); the other a self-absorbed art dealer (Coogan). The fall-out is captured through the eyes of their neglected daughter.


Verdict
The young Aprile is a standout in a moving, hard-hitting and surprising adaptation of the Henry James novel.


Reviewed by Anna Smith

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