A young hairdresser, Rita, decides to complete her education by studying literature at university. She meets a cynical and alcoholic professor who teaches her to value her own insights while still being able to succeed in her exams. Educating Rita is a 1983 film adapted from Willy Russell's play of the same title, directed by Lewis Gilbert. The beautiful and ancient buildings of Trinity College Dublin provide the setting for this moving and funny film.
With Julie Walters, Michael Caine, Maureen Lipman