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Educating Rita

Author: Lewis Gilbert; Michael Caine; Julie Walters; Columbia Pictures.
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia Pictures, [2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rita, a young working-class woman, 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. Her professor is Frank Bryant, a disillusioned 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Romantic comedy films
Comedy films
Film adaptations
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Comedy
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lewis Gilbert; Michael Caine; Julie Walters; Columbia Pictures.
ISBN: 0767882938 9780767882934
OCLC Number: 123359951
Language Note: English or French dialogue, English or French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983.
Credits: Production, Lewis Gilbert.
Cast: Michael Caine, Julie Walters.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital, mastered in High Definition.
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures ; Acorn Pictures presents a Lewis Gilbert film ; produced and directed by Lewis Gilbert ; screenplay by Willy Russell.

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Rita, a young working-class woman, 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. Her professor is Frank Bryant, a disillusioned 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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