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Film 83


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Following the triumph of Sir Richard Attenborough 's Gandhi at the Academy Awards, Barry Norman assesses the current state of the British film industry, including: Ascendancy: Julie Covington stars in this award-winning British Film Institute production about a privileged young woman whose hitherto sheltered life is changed by events in Belfast in the 1920s.
Educating Rita: Michael Caine , a disillusioned university professor, is persuaded to take on the educating of a young working-class woman, Julie Walters , who recreates the role she played in the successful stage version of Willie Russell 's play.
Verity Lambert , recently appointed Director of Production for Thorn EMI Films, talks about her new plans for the company's future.


Unknown: Richard Attenborough
Unknown: Julie Covington
Unknown: Michael Caine
Unknown: Julie Walters
Unknown: Willie Russell
Unknown: Verity Lambert
Director: Bruce Thompson
Producer: Judy Lindsay

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