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Rita, Sue and Bob Too! (1987)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 29 May 1987 (UK)
Realistic story of working class Yorkshire life. Two schoolgirls have a sexual fling with a married man. Serious and light-hearted by turns.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michelle Holmes ...
Sue
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Rita
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Bob
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Michelle
Kulvinder Ghir ...
Aslam
Willie Ross ...
Sue's Father
Danny O'Dea ...
Paddy
David Britton ...
Rita's Brother
Mark Crompton ...
Rita's Brother
Stuart Goodwin ...
Rita's Brother
Max Jackman ...
Rita's Brother
Andrew Krauz ...
Rita's Brother
Simon Waring ...
Rita's Brother
Maureen Long ...
Rita's Mother
Joyce Pembroke ...
Lawn Mower Lil
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Realistic story of working class Yorkshire life. Two schoolgirls have a sexual fling with a married man. Serious and light-hearted by turns.

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Comedy | Drama

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29 May 1987 (UK)  »

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Bob e as Suas Mulheres  »

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$124,167 (USA)
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1.66 : 1
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First cinema film of Lesley Sharp. See more »

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As they are walking down the street during the school trip the boom mic is visible in the bottom left shop window. See more »

Quotes

[Rita and Sue are in Bob's car. Bob is about to make love to Sue on the front seat. Rita is in the back, feeling rather left out of things]
Rita: [sarcastically] I'll just watch, if it's all right?
[Bob climbs on top of Sue. Rita takes a closer look]
Rita: Jesus! It looks like a frozen sausage!
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Features Sholay (1975) See more »

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Dancing Dancing
Music by Monica Hyde
De Wolfe Music Ltd
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Bawdy, working-class growing up tale of two Yorkshire girls.
9 November 2002 | by (now Nantwich) – See all my reviews

This is one of my favourite films of all time (it is a "Film Four" production, who have made some of the best low-budget British films over the last 20 years). Andrea Dunbar wrote the stage play which I have also heard on the radio and it was written as a very serious hard-hitting play - completely unlike the film. It is the tale of two schoolgirls who end up sleeping with the man who they baby sit for. "Are we gonna have a jump tonight", is one line that the girls ask of Bob when he is driving them home at the end of the night. It has been said to be shocking to some people, yet I find it totally amusing and entertaining and the whole plot is not much unlike life I witnessed whilst growing up. Just sit back with an open mind, don't judge and it will entertain.


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