Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris

MRS. HARRIS GOES TO PARIS

Review: A widowed cleaning lady in 1950s London decides to save up for an expensive couture Dior dress. While she is on her adventure in Paris, she changes the very future of the House of Dior. Director: Anthony Fabian
Actors: Lesley Manville, Isabelle Huppert, Lambert Wilson, Alba Baptista, Lucas Bravo, Ellen Thomas, Rose Williams, Jason Isaacs, Anna Chancellor, Christian McKay, Freddie Fox, Guilaine Londez, Roxane Duran, Dorottya IIosvai and Delroy Atkinson
Year: 2022
Genre: Comedy and Drama
Conclusion: 4/5
The film is adapted from the 1958 novel by Paul Gallico. I love Lesley Manville and think she is great. The first time I remember seeing her was in the fantastic film Phantom Thread (2017). Lovely to see Isabelle Huppert who is another great actor. As my followers will know it is always lovely to see the great Jason Isaacs (and yes, he still has that twinkle!). He is always so watchable and a pleasure to see. Jason Isaacs said in an interview at the night of the premier that he was terrified to make this film, as it was during lockdown, but that the director was amazing and made the atmosphere safe for everyone involved and also fun. I believed in all the characters who were all very human. I very much enjoyed the musical score by Rael Jones. The atmosphere of the 1950’s felt so real. This is a film that the whole family can sit down to and enjoy which is pretty rare these days. It is total entertainment. This is a film that is a delight to watch and also just transport you into another world while watching. I was so disappointed when this film ended and wanted to go straight back into the screening to watch again!

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