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Educating Rita


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starring Michael Caine Julie Walters.
Rita White is 26 years old, married and a hairdresser. Her husband's main preoccupations are drinking in smoke-filled pubs and trying to get Rita pregnant. She has other ideas. One afternoon she turns up at Frank Bryant 's
Open University class demanding to be 'educated'. And all Frank wants is a quiet life and a bottle of scotch ... Willy Russell 's award-winning comedy features tailor-made performances from
Julie Walters and Michael Caine and outstanding support from a host of British actors.
Screenplay by WILLY RUSSELL Produced and directed by LEWIS GILBERT
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Unknown: Michael Caine
Unknown: Julie Walters.
Unknown: Rita White
Unknown: Frank Bryant
Unknown: Willy Russell
Unknown: Julie Walters
Unknown: Michael Caine
Play By: Willy Russell
Directed By: Lewis Gilbert
Frank: Michael Caine
Rita: Julie Walters
Brian: Michael Williams
Trish: Maureen Lipman
Julia JEAN: Anne Crowley
Denny: Malcolm Douglas

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