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The Resource Educating Rita, Columbia Pictures ; Acorn Pictures presents a Lewis Gilbert film ; produced and directed by Lewis Gilbert ; screenplay by Willy Russell ; co-produced by William P. Cartlidge

Educating Rita, Columbia Pictures ; Acorn Pictures presents a Lewis Gilbert film ; produced and directed by Lewis Gilbert ; screenplay by Willy Russell ; co-produced by William P. Cartlidge

Label
Educating Rita
Title
Educating Rita
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures ; Acorn Pictures presents a Lewis Gilbert film ; produced and directed by Lewis Gilbert ; screenplay by Willy Russell ; co-produced by William P. Cartlidge
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
  • Rita, a young working-class woman, desperately wants an education. She enrolls in literature tutorials at a British University to escape from her dreary life as a hairdresser as well as a confining existence at home. Her professor is Frank Bryant, a disillusioned English professor who encourages his students to forsake dead poetry and enjoy life. As Rita is transformed into a free spirit, Frank is forced to confront his own life
  • Rita, a young working-class woman in Liverpool, desperately wants an education. She enrolls in literature tutorials at a British university to escape from her dreary life as a hairdresser, as well as a confining existence at home with a husband who wants her to choose motherhood over education. Her professor is Frank Bryant, a disillusioned, alcoholic English professor who encourages his students to forsake dead poetry and enjoy life. As Rita is transformed into a free spirit, Frank is forced to confront his own life
Cataloging source
RCS
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Educating Rita (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Frank Watts ; editor, Garth Craven ; music composed, performed, and arranged by David Hentschel
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
  • English or dubbed French with optional English or French subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PR6068.U865
LC item number
E3 2005
PerformerNote
Michael Caine, Julie Walters, Michael Williams, Maureen Lipman, Jeananne Crowley, Malcolm Douglas
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1942-
  • 1920-
  • 1950-
  • 1935-2001
  • 1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cartlidge, William
  • Gilbert, Lewis
  • Russell, Willy
  • Caine, Michael
  • Walters, Julie
  • Williams, Michael
  • Lipman, Maureen
  • Crowley, Jeananne
  • Watts, Frank
  • Hentschel, David
  • Acorn Pictures
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
111
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  • Adult college students
  • College teachers
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Liverpool (England)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Educating Rita, Columbia Pictures ; Acorn Pictures presents a Lewis Gilbert film ; produced and directed by Lewis Gilbert ; screenplay by Willy Russell ; co-produced by William P. Cartlidge
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the stage play by Willy Russell
  • DVD release of the 1983 motion picture
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm63202129
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 111 min.)
Isbn
9780767882934
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
07898
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 825693
  • (OCoLC)63202129
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen; Dolby Digital stereo ; mastered in high definition
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Educating Rita, Columbia Pictures ; Acorn Pictures presents a Lewis Gilbert film ; produced and directed by Lewis Gilbert ; screenplay by Willy Russell ; co-produced by William P. Cartlidge
Publication
Note
  • Based on the stage play by Willy Russell
  • DVD release of the 1983 motion picture
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm63202129
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 111 min.)
Isbn
9780767882934
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
07898
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 825693
  • (OCoLC)63202129
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen; Dolby Digital stereo ; mastered in high definition
Video recording format
DVD

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