A young wife decides to complete her education and take her exams. She meets a professor who teaches her to value her own insights while still being able to beat the exams. The change in her status causes friction between her and her husband. Written by
John Vogel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From the writer of Shirley Valentine.
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Did You Know?
When the film was in the hands of American producers, they originally wanted Dolly Parton
and Paul Newman
to take the lead roles. However, it would have required the film to have been relocated to the United States. Writer Willy Russell
stated "A more cynical and a more commercially-minded human being than myself might have said, 'What a great idea. Go down that route.'" Russell wanted Julie Walters
for the role. See more
When Rita first enters her shared flat, a record is playing on the turntable. The needle is extremely close to the end of the record, yet the song continues playing in the background for at least another two minutes with no sign of stopping. See more
[Frank walks on campus and addresses some students
Dr. Frank Bryant