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3.3
173 Ratings

Educating Rita

Directed by Lewis Gilbert
United Kingdom, 1983
Comedy, Drama

Synopsis

An English working class girl wants to better herself by studying literature. Her assigned Open University professor is a man who prefers the company of Jack Daniels to Jack London. Starring Michael Caine and Julie Walters, who reprises her role from the stage production.

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Educating Rita Directed by Lewis Gilbert

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1984 | 3 nominations including: Best Actor in a Leading Role

National Board of Review

1983 | Winner: Top Ten Films

BAFTA Awards

1984 | 3 wins including: Best Actor

1984 | 3 nominations including: Best Screenplay - Adapted

Golden Globes (USA)

1984 | 2 wins including: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

1984 | 2 nominations including: Best Foreign Film

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