Educating Rita

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Rita, a 26 year old Scouse hairdresser with a sharp wit, is married to her childhood sweetheart, the feckless Denny. He wants a baby, she doesn't. She wants to discover herself, so 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 new lease of life through each other.

Who Stars in Educating Rita

Michael Caine
Dr. Frank Bryant

Michael Caine

Julie Walters
Rita Susan White

Julie Walters

Michael Williams
Brian

Michael Williams

Maureen Lipman
Trish

Maureen Lipman

Jeananne Crowley
Julia

Jeananne Crowley

Malcolm Douglas
Denny

Malcolm Douglas


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Production

Acorn Pictures


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Status
Released

Release Date
1983-09-21

Original Language
English

Runtime
1 hr 50 mins

Genres
Drama Comedy Romance


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