Columbia Pictures | Release Date: September 21, 1983
Summary: Bored with her life as a hairdresser, and under pressure from her husband to start a family, Rita enrolls in literature tutorials at a British university determined to better herself. (Paramount Pictures)


Runtime: 110 min
Rating: PG
Production: Acorn Pictures
Genres: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Language: English
Home Release Date: Mar 23, 2005
Director Credit
Lewis Gilbert Director
Writer Credit
Willy Russell Screenplay
Principal Cast Credit
Julie Walters Rita Susan White
Michael Caine Dr. Frank Bryant
Cast Credit
Christopher Casson Professor
Dearbhla Molloy Elaine
Godfrey Quigley Rita's Father
Hilary Reynolds Lesley
Jack Walsh Price
Jeananne Crowley Julia
Kim Fortune Collins
Malcolm Douglas Denny
Maureen Lipman Trish
Michael Williams Brian
Patrick Daly Bursar
Philip Hurd-Wood Tiger
Rosamund Burton Denise
Producer Credit
Herbert L. Oakes Executive Producer
Lewis Gilbert Producer
William P. Cartlidge Co-Producer