What Maisie Knew


Action / Drama

Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Certified Fresh 87%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Upright 80%
IMDb Rating 7.5 10 24251


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Julianne Moore as Susanna
Steve Coogan as Beale
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by johnsouthfl 9 / 10

About A Girl

I should remember because I've seen it more than once. Own the DVD. Anyway, it's an exemplary indie/art film. Julianne's funny as a not-getting-any-younger rock star (who brought to my mind, at least, Chrissie H). Coogan remarkable in a dramatic role (Who knew he could even do that?) And that youngish Swedish former vampire in maybe his best role so far. I usually don't like movies that are from a child's point of view. But this is great because you can just tell everyone involved knew what they were doing and wanted it to be .... special. A smart movie about a girl.

Reviewed by sanjin_9632 7 / 10

What a cute little girl

First of all. That little girl is cute as hell.

Secondly, Julianne Moore and Steve Coogan are doing a great job of playing two self-absorbed assholes. Especially Moore. She perfectly managed to portray an attention-seeking jealous monster. The role suits her way more than the one she got an Oscar for. That movie was painfully dull and simply horrible.

Skarsgaard and Vanderham also excel as the two good counterparts to her parents in Maisie's life.

Nothing else to say. Performances are great. The story's not new. Kramer Vs. Kramer probably being the best movie in the genre. 6.6/10 for the performances.

Reviewed by chaswe-28402 4 / 10

What didn't Maisie know ?

Another title might have been "All Maisie Ever Knew". There is something wrong with this story, which is that although characters in other films are generally unreal, these people are even less real than usual. The good guys are unbelievably good. It is true that the girl does have a fit of self-pity at one point, but she soon says she's sorry, and the camera adores her, especially when she's walking away.

The toy boy bartender does show a little bit of spirit when he stumbles upon his highly improbable temporary rock-queen wife in the street, but it's minimal and he's soon back to his bowed but lovable angelic self.

Maisie's parents are definitely extremely irritating and annoying, but their obscenity-ridden slanging match early on seems somehow fake, and we never really know what it was about. Presumably that was because it was shown, like everything else, from Maisie's limited point of view. Hidden from Maisie and the rest of us is the wider picture. In the end this is aggravating. Who is paying for everything ? Whose is the seaside house the goodies decamp to, and where they have fun on the beach ? Were we told ? Did I miss something ?

Then there's Maisie herself. She's incredibly sweet and charming, long- suffering and docile. She's often shown being put to bed, or asleep, and sometimes she's not well. Wasn't she ever naughty? Did she never have a tantrum ? I'm not denying the film isn't moving and affecting, but I understand why it didn't sell well. It must have lacked word-of-mouth recommendation. Now that I've seen it, it's saved struggling through Henry James's convoluted prose, but I can't help feeling there must have been more depth to his novel.

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