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?
Actress Julie Walters
reprized her role of Rita in this film version as Walters had played Rita in the original Royal Shakespeare Company's West End stage production in 1980. 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