We are screening a double bill of university comedy dramas Starter for 10 and Educating Rita this Thursday night, 29 January 2015 from 7pm.
Starter for 10 (2007) is set in 1985 and follows working class student Brian Jackson in his first year at University. This film is directed by Tom Vaughn is based on the novel by David Nicholls with performances from James McAvoy, Rebecca Hall and Benedict Cumberbatch.
Educating Rita (1983) brings us Julie Walters as Rita, a hairdresser wanting to complete her Open University exams. Michael Cain plays her whiskey-loving Professor in this film directed by Lewis Gilbert from the screenplay by Willy Russell.
Film Night is part of the New Life events at NN.