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Educating Rita

Author: William CartlidgeLewis GilbertWilly RussellMichael CaineJulie WaltersAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rita, a young working-class woman in Liverpool, desperately wants an education. She enrolls in literature tutorials at a British university to escape from her dreary life as a hairdresser, as well as a confining existence at home with a husband who wants her to choose motherhood over education. Her professor is Frank Bryant, a disillusioned, alcoholic English professor who encourages his students to forsake dead  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Romantic comedy films
Comedy films
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Cartlidge; Lewis Gilbert; Willy Russell; Michael Caine; Julie Walters; Michael Williams; Maureen Lipman; Jeananne Crowley; Frank Watts, (Cinematographer); David Hentschel; Acorn Pictures.; Columbia Pictures.; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0767882938 9780767882934
OCLC Number: 63202129
Language Note: English or dubbed French with optional English or French subtitles. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the stage play by Willy Russell.
DVD release of the 1983 motion picture.
Credits: Director of photography, Frank Watts ; editor, Garth Craven ; music composed, performed, and arranged by David Hentschel.
Cast: Michael Caine, Julie Walters, Michael Williams, Maureen Lipman, Jeananne Crowley, Malcolm Douglas.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen; Dolby Digital stereo.; mastered in high definition.
Other Titles: Educating Rita (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures ; Acorn Pictures presents a Lewis Gilbert film ; produced and directed by Lewis Gilbert ; screenplay by Willy Russell ; co-produced by William P. Cartlidge.

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Rita, a young working-class woman in Liverpool, desperately wants an education. She enrolls in literature tutorials at a British university to escape from her dreary life as a hairdresser, as well as a confining existence at home with a husband who wants her to choose motherhood over education. Her professor is Frank Bryant, a disillusioned, alcoholic English professor who encourages his students to forsake dead poetry and enjoy life. As Rita is transformed into a free spirit, Frank is forced to confront his own life.

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