Why watch this film?
Based on Paul Gallico's novel and set in post-war England, 'Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris' tells the captivating story of Mrs. Harris (Lesley Manville), who proves there is no age for fairy tales. Mrs. Harris is a domestic worker who moves around with her friend Violet (Ellen Thomas), hoping her husband will come home from the war. A series of lucky and unlucky events lead Mrs. Harris on a trip to Paris to buy a beautiful Dior dress. It's one of those feel-good movies that will remind you that dreams should be pursued, no matter the cost.
'Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris' tells a humorously heartwarming tale about a London housecleaner Ada Harris who thinks her lonely life might turn around if she can become the owner of a Christian Dior gown. Saying goodbye to friends won't be easy, and neither will be winning over elite people in Paris. But Ada's irrepressible charm just might end up saving the whole House of Dior in this uplifting story of how an ordinary woman becomes an extraordinary inspiration by daring to follow her dreams.
Where to watch?
Available at home