On Tuesday Focus Features announced a release date for the feature film adaptation of Paul Gallico’s book Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris. The studio announced that the film is set for release on March 4, 2022 throughout the U.S. Universal Pictures International will release the film on February 25, 2022 in the U.K. and internationally.
The film, which is directed by Anthony Fabian (Skin, Good Hope), is made in partnership with the House of Dior. Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris tells the story of a widowed cleaning lady in 1950s London who falls madly in love with a couture Dior dress, and decides that she must have one of her own. After she works, starves and gambles to raise the funds to pursue her dream, she embarks on an adventure to Paris which will change not only her own outlook, but the very future of the House of Dior.
Gallico’s book is being adapted by writers Carroll Cartwright, Fabian, Keith Thompson, and Olivia Hetreed. With Xavier Marchand, Guillaume Benski, and Fabian himself acting as producers on the film. The film stars Lesley Manville, Isabelle Huppert, Jason Isaacs, Lambert Wilson, Alba Baptista, Lucas Bravo and Rose Williams.