Tuesday, May 14, 2013

'What Maisie Knew' *Giveaway*

What Maisie Knew, starring Julianne Moore and Onata Aprile (Photo courtesy of Millennium Entertainment)
UPDATE: Congrats to Jennifermiya, noreen and Anita Althans, who won the What Maisie Knew prize pack! Please email me at losangelesstory@gmail.com with your addresses so I can have them sent to you. Thanks to everyone who participated!

Divorce is obviously hard -- doubly hard when you have parents who are intensely self-involved. That's what happens in new movie What Maisie Knew, starring one of my favorite actresses Julianne Moore and opening in Los Angeles May 17.

Based on the novel of the same name by Henry James, the film tells the story of 6-year-old Maisie as she's navigating life with parents who are way less than ideal.

Julianne Moore stars as an aging rock star to Steve Coogan's contemporary art dealer, and their bitter custody battle is less about providing a stable home for their child (Onata Aprile) than making the other one suffer a more damaging blow.

When the two parents then take on (again, less-than-ideal) new partners -- Maisie's former nanny, Margo (Joanna Vanderham) and the much younger bartender, Lincoln (Skarsgard) -- things go from bad to worse.

As Maisie gets older -- and is shuffled from house to house -- she realizes that she must rely on herself instead of her selfish parents.

*** GIVEAWAY ***

To spotlight What Maisie Knew, I'm giving away 3 sets of goodies from the film and from Julianne Moore.

* A What Maisie Knew poster, signed by star Alexander Skarsgard

* An autographed copy of Julianne Moore's latest children's book in her Freckleface Strawberry series (which CC loves, btw!)

* What Maisie Knew pens from Millennium Entertainment

To enter, leave a comment below telling me your favorite Julianne Moore movie.

For more chances to win, follow me on Twitter and retweet this giveaway. I'm at @la_story. Or you can "Like" the L.A. Story Facebook page and share the giveaway.

Just be sure to leave extra comments telling me you did so. 

Good luck, and I will announce the 3 winners on Friday, May 24!

8 comments:

Jennifermiya said...

My favorite Julianne Moore movie is The Hours - so powerful & moving.

Crystal Foth said...

You have to know I'd be one of the first to reply, after all my daughter's name is Maisie!!! My favorite Julianne Moore movie of all time is "Boogie Nights". The eclectic throwback to the 70's as well as an all star casts makes it so entertaining. She is fantastic in all her movies!!

Crystal Foth said...

Shared on Twitter and Facebook too!!

L.A. Story said...

Thanks, Jennifer! Yes, love "The Hours."

And I was hoping you would see this, Crystal, since your daughter's name is Maisie!x

Jennifermiya said...

Hi LA Story, I retweeted this link as well!

noreen said...

The children of men

L.A. Story said...

Awesome, thanks, Noreen!

Anita Althans said...

I really liked her in Nine Months. Hugh Grant and Robin Williams were hilarious, and she added to it. I know maybe not one of her more well known roles. I also liked her in the forgotten. And I liked it and shared it.

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