Anita and Me 20 years old

Meena, a 12-year-old living in a mining village in the English Midlands in 1972, is the daughter of Indian parents who've come to England to give her a better life. This idyllic existence is upset by the arrival in the village of Anita Rutter and her dysfunctional family.


Anita and Me Cast

Name Character
Omid Djalili He was 37, now 58 years old as Uncle Amman
Kathy Burke She was 38, now 59 years old as Mrs. Rutter
Kathy Burke She was 38, now 59 years old as Mrs. Diedre Rutter
Kabir Bedi He was 56, now 77 years old as Yeti
Meera Syal She was 41, now 62 years old as Auntie Shaila
Christine Tremarco She was 25, now 46 years old as Sandy
Max Beesley He was 31, now 52 years old as Hairy Neddy
Anna Brewster She was 16, now 37 years old as Anita Rutter
Mark Williams He was 27, now 48 years old as The Reverend 'Uncle' Alan
Lynn Redgrave She was 59, 67 years old when she died as Mrs. Omerod
Ayesha Dharker She was 24, now 45 years old as Mrs. Daljeet Kumar
Sanjeev Bhaskar He was 39, now 59 years old as Mr. Kumar
Zohra Sehgal She was 90, 102 years old when she died as Nanima

Anita and Me Crew

Name Department
Jina Jay as Casting. Production
Trisha Edwards as Set Decoration. She was 2 (now 23) years old Art
Cinders Forshaw as Director of Photography. Camera
Paul Edwards as Steadicam Operator. He was 79 (81) years old when He died Camera
Caroline Hanania as Production Design. Art
Giles Keyte as Still Photographer. He was 32 (now 53) years old Camera
Paul Raphael as Producer. Production
Meera Syal as Writer. She was 41 (now 62) years old Writing
Metin Hüseyin as Director. He was 43 (now 64) years old Directing
Susannah Buxton as Costume Design. Costume & Make-Up
Anita and Me poster
Anita and Me (20 years)

  • Release day: Friday, November 22, 2002
  • Runtime: 93 minutes