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
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Frank Bryant is a professor of literature. And Rita is his newest student. A hairdresser who thinks Macbeth runs the local pub. And Hamlet is a plate of eggs with cheese. He's a failed writer who has given up on his life. She's determined to change hers by getting an education. And the more she loves to learn. The more he learns how to love.
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Did You Know?
The Willy Russell
play on which the film was based only featured Frank and Rita and was set entirely in Frank's office. The other characters in the film are only mentioned in the play. See more
When Rita oils Frank's door, the position of her bag on her back changes between shots. See more
[Frank walks on campus and addresses some students
Dr. Frank Bryant