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>
Sometimes students end up being the best teachers.
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The source Willy Russell
stage play of the same name on which this film is based only featured two characters, Frank and Rita, and hence is what is known in the theatre world as a "two-hander". The stage production is set entirely in Frank's academia office. The other characters in the film are only mentioned in the theatre play. 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
Referenced in Night Court: Educating Rhoda