Educating Rita

1983

Lewis Gilbert
Director

Low key, genial comedy concerning the literary aspirations of working-class Rita endeavouring to better herself. Walters and Caine have never been better. Occasionally stagy adaptation of Willy Russell's play still charms. Recommended.


21st September 1983
Cinema






24th January 2006
DVD









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Michael Caine
Dr. Frank Bryant
Julie Walters
Rita
Michael Williams
Brian
Maureen Lipman
Trish
Jeananne Crowley
Julia
Malcolm Douglas
Denny
Godfrey Quigley
Rita's Father
Dearbhla Molloy
Elaine
Pat Daly
Bursar
Kim Fortune
Collins
Christopher Casson
Professor
Marie Conmee
Customer in Hairdressers
Oliver Maguire
Tutor
Derry Power
Photographer