Production has begun in Budapest on Mrs. Harris Goes To Paris starring Lesley Manville and Isabelle Huppert in their first appearance together.
Anthony Fabian directs from a screenplay adapted by Carroll Cartwright, Fabian, and Keith Thompson with additional writing by Olivia Hetreed.
The film will also shoot in London and Paris and is based on a novella by Paul Gallico about a widowed cleaning lady in 1950s London who works, starves and gambles to raise funds to travel to the Dior fashion house in France to buy the dress of her dreams.
Jason Isaacs, Lambert Wilson, Alba Baptista, and Lucas Bravo round out the key cast.
The production has support from National Film Institute – Hungary in collaboration with the House of Dior. eOne is financing and will distribute the film with Cofiloisirs providing the credit facility.
Xavier Marchand (Moonriver Content), Guillaume Benski (Superbe Films) and Fabian (Elysian Films), are producing the feature, and Philippe Carcassonne and Manville serve as executive producers.