Educating Rita

Julie Walters plays Rita, a working-class hairdresser who signs on for adult education classes and chooses alcoholic hack Frank Bryant (Michael Caine) as her tutor. As Rita's intellectual horizons expand, she becomes torn between her stifling home life and the alluring, but pretentious, world of her amorous professor. Adapted by Willy Russell from his stage...read more

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Educating Rita - Official Trailer
01:53 — Acclaimed British serio-comedy about a hairdresser who persuades a burned out professor to tutor her. Fine performances by all!

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  • Released: 1983
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Julie Walters plays Rita, a working-class hairdresser who signs on for adult education classes and chooses alcoholic hack Frank Bryant (Michael Caine) as her tutor. As Rita's intellectual horizons expand, she becomes torn between her stifling home life and… (more)

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