The 2012 Toronto International Film Festival marked the North American premiere of What Maisie Knew, a dramedy based on the Henry James novella of the same name starring Julianne Moore and Alexander Skarsgard. The film revolves around unsuspecting, Maisie, a 7-year-old caught in the midst of a custody battle between her immoral and frivolous parents; mother (Moore) an aging rock star and father a successful art dealer.