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Title Educating Rita [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures presents an Acorn Pictures a Lewis Gilbert film ; producer and director, Lewis Gilbert ; screenplay, Willy Russell.

Publication Info. Culver City, Calif. : Columbia Pictures, [2005]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Sycamore PL Adult 2nd Floor DVDs - SYLY-12  DVD EDU    AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital, mastered in High Definition.
Note Title from container.
Cast Michael Caine, Julie Walters.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983.
Audience MPAA rating: PG.
Summary Rita, a young working-class woman, desperately wants an education. She enrolls in literature tutorials at a British University to escape from her dreary life as a hairdresser as well as a confining existence at home. Her professor is Frank Bryant, a disillusioned English professor who encourages his students to forsake dead poetry and enjoy life. As Rita is transformed into a free spirit, Frank is forced to confront his own life.
Language English or French dialogue, English or French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject Adult college students -- Great Britain -- Drama.
College teachers -- Great Britain -- Drama.
Interpersonal relations -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Gilbert, Lewis, 1920-
Caine, Michael.
Walters, Julie.
Columbia Pictures.
ISBN 0767882938
Standard No. 043396078987
Music No. 07898 Columbia Pictures

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