Onata Aprile is an extraordinary young actress starring in What Maisie knew. A film based on the novel by Henry James published in 1897. What Maisie Knew invites you into the chaotic world of a 6 year old girl by the name of Maisie. Played by (Onata Aprile) who is stuck between a ruthless divorce. Starring Julian Moore (Susana) and Steve Coogan (Beale) both introduced as Maisie's selfish bitter sweet parents. Julian Moore does a phenomenal job playing a striving Rock Star Mom, who apparently will need to make a decision for the well being of Maisie. Some of us strive for a good twist, well this film definitely has one. It's Simplicity in delivering such a strong story line was magnificent and original. Four stars to Directors Scott Mcghee, David Siegal, and Writers Nancy Doyne and Carroll Cartwright.