Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris (2023)

#18. Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris

"But we begin to see it's not about the dress, but the actualization of Mrs. Harris as a person that means everything to her.  She wants to feel seen.  She yearns to be seen."

They just don't make films like Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris anymore.  Light, whimsical, but grounded in the trappings of who we are, and what defines us.

We see in the simplest terms that Mrs. Harris deserves more.  That perhaps in another lifetime, and in another world, she would have been given all those things that many take for granted:  love, companionship, wealth.

She dreams of being able to able to own and wear a Dior dress, a luxury well out of the realm for an ordinary cleaning lady.  But we begin to see it's not about the dress, but the actualization of Mrs. Harris as a person that means everything to her.  She wants to feel seen.  She yearns to be seen.

And sometimes, it takes is a Dior dress for others to finally notice you.

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