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Educating Rita

Directed by


Starring (View all)
Michael Caine Michael Caine
Dr. Frank Bryant
Julie Walters Julie Walters
Rita / Susan
Godfrey Quigley Godfrey Quigley
Rita's Father
Kim Fortune Kim Fortune
Collins


Written by
Willy Russell Willy Russell
(screenplay)


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An average movie

11 years, 6 months ago at Sep 2 11:19
2 votes
I'm a huge Michael Caine fan and since the ratings concerning this flick were pretty good here on Listal and on IMDB, I was definitely eager to check it out. Eventually, even though the whole thing was rather intriguing, I can't say I was really blown away. First of all, there were 2 small things that bothered me. First, the music was terribly annoying and distracting. You know, it was one of thos... read more

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11 years, 5 months ago at Oct 4 15:37
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I cant believe this film has been given bad ratings. I take it those who have left these reviews are analysing scenes and editing techniques from a US perspective , rather than putting it into the social and economic context it was meant for!! This wonderful film stars the equally amazing Julie Walters who portrays a working class, British women dealing with patriarchy, working class ideals and va... read more

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1 year, 2 months ago at Dec 15 5:58
1 vote
Educating Rita is one of the best movies & the things we learn were excellent & it's the beautiful mind of teacher.
I recommend an institute for educating women.i.e
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Release date: 28 October 1983
UPC: 043396078987
Tags: Comedy (5), Drama (5), Alcoholism (3), British (3), 1983 (2), Teacher (2), Student (2), Liverpool (2), Based On A Play (2), SnP (1), Willy Russell (1), Columbia Pictures (1), Kitchen Sink (1), Sort (1), Pygmalian (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), HQ (1), Higher Education (1), 80's (1)
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" Rita, a married hair stylist in her 20s, wants to go back to school. She begins studying with Dr. Bryant (Michael Caine), a professor using alcohol to cope with his divorce. Despite his personal problems, Dr. Bryant helps Rita realize her academic potential. In turn, her passion for learning revitalizes his love of teaching. However, when Rita's blue-collar spouse learns that his wife is more interested in education than homemaking, he becomes frustrated by her independence. The film, featu"


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“Educating Rita is one of the best movies & the things we learn were excellent & it's the beautiful mind of teacher.

I recommend an institute for educating women.i.e

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