Educating Rita (1983)

Rita, a hairdresser with a sharp wit, is married to Denny, and at 26 doesn't want a baby. She wants to discover herself -son she joins the Open University. Dr. Frank Bryant Is a disillusioned university professor of literature. His marriage has failed, his girlfriend is having an affair with his best friend and he can't get through the day without downing a bottle or two of whisky. He refers to himself as an appalling teacher of appalling students. What Frank needs is a challenge ... along comes Rita. In this hilarious and often moving drama, the story tells how two people find a now lease of life through each other.

Directing:
  • Lewis Gilbert

Writing:
  • Willy Russell

Stars:
Release Date: 1983-09-21
themoviedb icon 6.5/10
  • Country: GB
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 110
Michael Caine
Michael Caine
Dr. Frank Bryant
Maureen Lipman
Maureen Lipma...
Trish
Julie Walters
Julie Walters
Rita Susan White
Michael Williams
Michael Willi...
Brian
Godfrey Quigley
Godfrey Quigl...
Rita's Father
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