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‘Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris’ Star Lesley Manville on Playing Against Type and Wearing Dior Dresses

As the title character of “Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris,” Lesley Manville charms nearly everyone she encounters: homeless men on the streets of Paris, the heads of the Dior fashion house (including Christian Dior himself), models, dressmakers and racehorse track operators. Even the more snobbish people she encounters eventually find themselves taken in by Ada, […]

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How Three-Time Oscar Winner Jenny Beavan Weaved Mid-Century Dior Into ‘Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris’

“Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris” is the fourth screen adaptation of Paul Gallico’s 1958 novel “Flowers for Mrs. Harris,” which kicked off a series of bestselling books about an enchanting English cleaning woman and her unlikely international adventures. Though the tale has been filmed three times before (most popularly as a 1992 TV movie starring […]

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‘Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris’ Review: Lesley Manville Delights in a Later-in-Life Fantasy Confection

A housekeeper waltzing into Christian Dior and choosing a couture gown may sound like the height of fantasy, but the biggest stretch in Anthony Fabian’s “Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris” may be all the nice French people she meets along the way. Starring the inimitable Lesley Manville, in a role that effectively transitions the frequent […]

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‘John Wick: Chapter 4,’ ‘Reagan’ and ‘Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret’ First Looks at CinemaCon 2022

CinemaCon 2022 officially kicked off Monday at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nev., with studios pulling the curtain back on upcoming releases like the Keanu Reeves actions sequel “John Wick: Chapter 4,” Lesley Manville’s travelogue drama “Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris” and the upcoming adaptation of “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret.” Other reveals […]

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