Rita is a feisty factory worker who inadvertently takes on the biggest corporations in the world in a bid for equal pay for her female work colleagues

Production companies: Number 9 Films

Backers: BBC Films

Producers: Elizabeth Karlsen and Stephen Woolley

Intl Sales: Hanway

Director: Nigel Cole

Screenplay: William Ivory

Cast: Sally Hawkins, Bob Hoskins, Andrea Risborough, Jaime Winstone, Daniel Mays

Locations: UK, 3 Mills Studios

Shooting dates: June 29 for seven weeks

Contact: Hanway Films (44) 207 290 0750