Moving comedy drama about a young hairdresser (Julie Walters) who decides to better herself by enrolling at college. Based on Willy Russell's award-winning stage play.
Moving comedy drama based on Willy Russell's hit stage play about a hairdresser who dreams of rising above her drab urban existence through the power of education. For better or worse, she chooses drunken lecturer Frank Bryant as her tutor. Julie Walters gained an Oscar nomination for her film debut.
|Dr Frank Bryant||Michael Caine|
|Rita Susan White||Julie Walters|
|Rita's Father||Godfrey Quigley|
|Executive Producer||Herbert L Oakes|
|Director of photography||Frank Watts|