Would you like to sit down? Both Caine and Walters give amazingly touching performances, and throughout I felt myself urging them to each other, only to know deep down that the age gap is just too much. Well, do you think we might forget about Forster for the moment? This, of course, causes difficulties between them. Rita has realized that she is out of step with most of her family and friends as she is not prepared to settle for what she has already got. Oh, yes, that's S for Susan. I got home last night, she'd tried to top herself.
I don't want another one. His film credits include Lincoln , The Dwarves of Demrel , Bit Player and Distance. Who needs all that walking? My God, Frank, I'm just talking to some students down on the lawn. Instead, Rita simply meets Bryant at the airport as he's flying off and thanks him for everything he's done and - whatever his personal problems - for being such a wonderful teacher to her. Yes, but I don't know if I want to tell you. I was too hungry for it all.
I was dead happy when I came in. As you do so, remember the schematic assumptions we explored on the previous pager about tutors, mature students and how you would expect them to interact in a first tutorial. So together with the characters of Frank and Rita Russell has demonstrated in the first scene how they grab the attention of the audience by making the unexpected parts of the play take place. But they expect too much, you know. She has enrolled on an Open University course in an attempt to discover herself and better her circumstances.
The film script is based on the play script and the development of it. Frank actually prefers that she remain exactly as she is, fearing she'll come to resemble the pompous snobs to which he's grown all too accustomed, walking the halls of academia all around him. I know what he's thinking. Caine and Walters' chemistry is simply divine, and Maureen Lipman also makes an appearance as over the top and eccentric Trish, who on the outside, is this confident, bubbly woman, but on the inside is hurting badly because of her fears of being alone. He is a dead poet.
From 26 March-8 May 2010, as part of the Willy Russell season at the , Laura Dos Santos reprised her radio performance on stage as Rita alongside as Frank. Australia is a paradise for the likes of me. Yes, but if you're gonna write that sort of stuff, you're going to have to change. And I've taken her place. Is it the dated electronic score that somehow dates the film but not its cerebral or emotional impact? Look - the sun is shining! I thought reading was supposed to be good for one. He allows alcohol and apathy to take control, wallowing in his depression and disillusionment.
Come on, people don't split up because of things like that, because of literature. I wanna talk seriously with the rest of ya. . However, after her flatmate attempts suicide, Rita realizes how ridiculous her lifestyle has become. Oh, I don't expect you to believe me. A strong British film and the perfect debut for the now legendary Julie Walters.
I don't want to have a baby, not until I've discovered meself. Come on, change your mind, come with me. At first,ye,ye Julie Walters is a working class woman,awkward husband who doesn't want her to go to tutorials with Tutor Michael Caine. Is there any point in working towards an examination if you're gonna fall in love and set off to the south of France? Bring a book, take a book In the spirit of Educating Rita , we hope you'll help spread the love of literature with our Book Share! It shouldn't be but it is. I do hope Frank won't be too late.
It is, you know, Frank. I know it's taking a long time but he's starting to respond to the security I can offer him. It's a very moving closing scene, made even more emotional by the very fact that there's no romance involved. Yeah, well, I don't wanna be meself. I just don't like Howards bleedin' End. Whenever you come here, Mrs White, you'll do anything except start work immediately.
It's a book, you know. Er, yes, yes, I meant to. Devouring pulp fiction is not being well-read. I'll tell you what you can't bear, Mr Self-Pitying Piss Artist, what you can't bear is that I'm educated now. I've told you, Susan, I don't like you doing this, right? Rita is not happy with the way her life is going, she wants to be seen as more middle class, so she decided to take a course at the Open University to study litterateur.
I was asking, Doctor, if you that in Blake we pursue the of his poetry. I hardly recognised you, you look the part. His apparent disillusionment with his own achievements may reflect not humility but rather a deeper arrogance- the arrogance of the man who mistakes his own cynical nihilism for a higher wisdom. But I'm not a any more, I've me name to Rita. That's just me real name.