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Release Date:
5 May 1964 (UK) See more »
Plot:
A group of seven-year-old British children from widely ranging backgrounds are interviewed about a range of subjects... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Good start to long-running series... See more (16 total) »

Cast

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Douglas Keay ... Himself - Narrator (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Bruce Balden ... Himself (as Bruce)
Jacqueline Bassett ... Herself (as Jackie)
Symon Basterfield ... Himself (as Simon)

Andrew Brackfield ... Himself (as Andrew)
John Brisby ... Himself (as John)
Suzanne Dewey ... Herself (as Suzy)
Charles Furneaux ... Himself (as Charles)

Nicholas Hitchon ... Himself (as Nicholas)
Neil Hughes ... Himself (as Neil)
Lynn Johnson ... Herself (as Lindsay)
Paul Kligerman ... Himself (as Paul)
Michelle Murphy ... Herself (as Michelle)
Susan Sullivan ... Herself (as Susan)

Tony Walker ... Himself (as Tony)
Derek Cooper ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)

Peter Davies ... Himself (uncredited)
Wilfrid Thomas ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
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Directed by
Paul Almond 
 
Produced by
Paul Almond .... producer
Derek Granger .... executive producer
Tim Hewat .... executive producer
 
Film Editing by
Lewis Linzee (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
David Samuelson .... camera operator (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Christopher Spurr .... trainee assistant editor: video (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Michael Apted .... researcher
Michael Boultbee .... technical team
Dick Fontaine .... production team
Peter Heinze .... technical team
Mike Hodges .... production team
Douglas Keay .... production team
Lewis Linzee .... technical team
Tony Osborne .... technical team
Denis Pitts .... production team
David Samuelson .... technical team
Alex Valentine .... production team
Gordon McDougall .... researcher (uncredited)
 
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39 min
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As this was originally conceived as a one-off, no long term contracts were drawn up with the documentary subjects.See more »
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Neil Hughes:When I get married I don't want to have any children because they're always doing naughty things and making the house untidy.See more »
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What Would I DoSee more »

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9 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Good start to long-running series..., 29 October 2007
Author: postmanwhoalwaysringstwice from usa

"Seven Up!" is the forty minute documentary from 1964 that stands as a prologue for the most forward thinking documentary series of all-time. The film brings together a group of surprisingly articulate seven-year-olds from a variety of backgrounds in England. Through a number of questions posed to each of the children, the audience gets the opportunity to get to know the world through these children's eyes, and often presumably through the parent's eyes and therefore only quoted through these children. Personalities more than perspectives ring through the strongest in this first film, and the glimpse at the education system circa 1964 is intriguing. Unfortunately, as "characters" that will ultimately be seen for another forty years to come, the thick accents of some of them make for a rough start. All in all this is important cinema regardless.

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