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Anita & Me


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Coming-of-age comedy drama based on the book by Meera Syal. In a small Midlands village in the early 1970s, the 12-year-old daughter of Indian immigrants alarms her traditional parents when she strikes up a friendship with her rebellious
14-year-old British neighbour. Review page 45.
Director Metin Huseyin (2002, 12) This week's premieres: page 41


Book By: Meera Syal.
Director: Metin Huseyin
Meena: Chandeep Uppal
Anita Rutter: Anna Brewster
Papa: Sanjeev Bhaskar
Mama: Ayesha Dharker
Mrs Ormerod: Lynn Redgrave
Uncle Alan: Mark Williams
Hairy Neddy: Max Beesley
Sam Lowbridge: Alex Freeborn
Deidre Rutter: Kathy Burke
Auntie Shaila: Meera Syal

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