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What did Maisy know?

What did Maisy know?

What Maisie Knew is a novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in The Chap-Book and (revised and abridged) in the New Review in 1897 and then as a book later that year. It tells the story of the sensitive daughter of divorced, irresponsible and narcissistic parents.

What Maisie Knew How long?

1h 39m
What Maisie Knew/Running time

What Maisie Knew setting?

Set mostly in England, the novel is related from the perspective of Maisie, a preadolescent whose parents were divorced when she was six years old and who spends six months of the year with each parent. The only emotional constant in Maisie’s life is Mrs. Wix, a motherly old governess.

What happens at the end of What Maisie Knew?

As the novel nears its conclusion, Maisie, now in France, hesitates, torn between her stepparents and Mrs. Wix. But, in the end, her conscience is her guide, and—spoiler alert! —she chooses the straight and narrow (if unglamorous) Mrs.

Who are the actors in what Maisie knew?

What Maisie Knew is a 2012 American drama film directed by Scott McGehee and David Siegel and written by Carroll Cartwright and Nancy Doyne. Starring Julianne Moore, Alexander Skarsgård, Onata Aprile, Joanna Vanderham and Steve Coogan, it is a modern adaptation of Henry James’ 1897 novel What Maisie Knew.

Who was the composer of what Maisie knew?

The film’s score was composed by Nick Urata of the musical group DeVotchKa. It was inspired by rock music, to which McGehee and Siegel thought Maisie would have been exposed with a musician mother. McGehee described Urata’s score as “us [ing] rock language but in a more childlike way”.

Who are the caregivers in what Maisie knew?

Maisie’s time is split between staying with each of her parents, though her primary caregivers become Lincoln and Margo as Susanna leaves on a tour and Beale disappears on business trips. With his relationship with Margo disintegrating, Beale eventually decides to move to the UK .

Where was the beach scene in what Maisie knew filmed?

Filming took place in mainly Lower Manhattan, and scenes at the beach house were shot on Long Island. One scene featuring Maisie and Lincoln taking a day trip together was shot on the High Line.