Focus Features Sews Up World Rights To Period Drama ‘Mrs Harris Goes To Paris’ With Lesley Manville & Isabelle Huppert

Focus Features Sews Up World Rights To Period Drama ‘Mrs Harris Goes To Paris’ With Lesley Manville & Isabelle Huppert
Exclusive: Focus Features has struck an eight-figure deal (we hear in the mid-teens) for world rights to feature Mrs Harris Goes To Paris, starring Oscar nominees Lesley Manville (Phantom Thread) and Isabelle Huppert (Elle), Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter), Lambert Wilson (The Matrix), Alba Baptista (Warrior Nun), Lucas Bravo (Emily In Paris) and Rose Williams (Reign).

Made in partnership with the House of Dior, the period drama tells the story of a widowed cleaning lady (Manville) 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 also the future of the iconic fashion house.

Based on the popular 1958 novella of the same name by Paul Gallico, the story
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