Starting in 1964 with Seven Up, The UP Series has explored this Jesuit maxim. The original concept was to interview 14 children from diverse backgrounds from all over England, asking them about their lives and their dreams for the future. Every seven years, renowned director Michael Apted, a researcher for Seven Up, has been back to talk to them, examining the progression of their lives. From cab driver Tony to schoolmates Jackie, Lynn and Susan and the heart-breaking Neil, as they turn 56 more life-changing decisions and surprising developments are revealed.
Filmmaker Michael Apted's extraordinary documentary series, launched in 1964 with Seven Up - profiling a group of British 7-year-olds from working-class and upper-class backgrounds - and revisiting its subjects every seven years since, is now firmly in middle age. » Read more
Cast:Symon Basterfield; Michael Apted; Bruce Balden; Suzanne Dewey; Andrew Brackfield; Nicholas Hitchon; Jacqueline Bassett; Charles Furneaux; Peter Davies; John Brisby
Directed by:Michael Apted; Paul Almond
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