Rita (Julie Walters), a married hair stylist in her 20s, wants to go back to school. She begins studying with Dr. Bryant (Michael Caine), a professor using alcohol to cope with his divorce%. Russell's movie rewrite has added mistresses, colleagues, husbands, in-laws, students and a faculty committee, all unnecessary. To the degree that "Educating Rita" does work, the credit goes to Michael Caine, who plays a man weary and kind, funny and self-hating.
Nov 12, · Read Educating Rita reviews from parents on Common Sense Media. Become a member to write your own review. Adult Written bytziper January 13, age 10+ Whilst following your dreams is always an admirable thing, I think there is a more interesting message in this movie is a lot more subtle and subversive. ‘Rita’ feels trapped by 4/5. Nov 12, · In EDUCATING RITA, Frank Bryant (Michael Caine) is a tired college professor with a drinking thumbxxx.xyz (Julie Walters) is a working-class something hairdresser who loves books and wants to improve her prospects in life by taking a part-time thumbxxx.xyz Frank starts tutoring Rita, he finds her a refreshing presence in his mundane existence, and they become good friends.4/5.
Sep 21, · Rita, aka Susan White (Walters) is a year-old hairdresser, married to an ordinary electrician for 6 years, she never goes to college, but finds herself as a thirsty bookworm, thus under the aim of completing her education and take the exam, she eagerly takes an open university tutorial from a college literature professor Dr. Frank Bryant 52%(9). Jan 01, · Educating Rita is a gem, created by the fertile pen of Willy Russell who dresses the downtrodden in layers of self-respect rather than Mike Leigh’s forced caricatures.
Rotten Tomatoes, home of the Tomatometer, is the most trusted measurement of quality for Movies & TV. The definitive site for Reviews, Trailers, Showtimes, and Tickets. "Educating Rita" is an unknown little gem with a dramatic and funny story about culture clash and improvement of life status through education. The plot partially recalls the storyline of "Pigmalion" or "My Fair Lady" with the change of behavior of Rita through the education.