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February 1986 (USA) See more »
Director Michael Apted revisits the same group of British-born adults after a 7 year wait. The subjects... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Bruce Balden ... Himself (as Bruce)
Jacqueline Bassett ... Herself (as Jackie)
Symon Basterfield ... Himself (as Simon)

Andrew Brackfield ... Himself (as Andrew)
John Brisby ... Himself (archive footage) (as John)

Peter Davies ... Himself (as Peter)
Suzanne Dewey ... Herself (as Suzi)
Charles Furneaux ... Himself (archive footage) (as Charles)

Nicholas Hitchon ... Himself (as Nick)
Neil Hughes ... Himself (as Neil)
Lynn Johnson ... Herself (as Lynn)
Paul Kligerman ... Himself (as Paul)
Susan Sullivan ... Herself (as Sue)

Tony Walker ... Himself (as Tony)

Michael Apted ... Interviewer (voice) (uncredited)
Michelle Murphy ... Herself (age 7, with Tony) (archive footage) (uncredited)

Directed by
Michael Apted 
Produced by
Michael Apted .... producer
Steve Morrison .... executive producer
Film Editing by
Kim Horton 
Oral Norrie Ottey 
Art Department
Keith Aldred .... graphic designer
Sound Department
Nick Steer .... sound
Philip Taylor .... sound (as Phil Taylor)
John Whitworth .... dubbing sound
Camera and Electrical Department
George Jesse Turner .... camera operator
Editorial Department
Eva Kolouchova .... second editing director
Other crew
Margaret Bottomley .... program consultant
Jacki Harding .... production assistant
Claire Lewis .... researcher
Bruce Balden .... thanks
Jacqueline Bassett .... thanks
Symon Basterfield .... thanks (as Simon Basterfield)
Andrew Brackfield .... thanks
Peter Davies .... thanks
Suzanne Dewey .... thanks
Nicholas Hitchon .... thanks
Neil Hughes .... thanks
Lynn Johnson .... thanks
Paul Kligerman .... thanks
Susan Sullivan .... thanks
Tony Walker .... thanks

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First of two theatrically released documentary feature films directed by Michael Apted. The first was 28 Up (1984) (TV) and the second Bring on the Night (1985). Apted is an interviewer in both of these feature docs.See more »
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The stories are now fascinating, 13 November 2013
Author: SnoopyStyle

Director Michael Apted returns to interview this group of people 7 years later. They are 28 now, and things keep changing. We are now further and further away from the social studies aspects of the original idea. These are great stories about real people. The phrase that you can't make this up is really coming true here. There are still questions about school, about money, about class system, but they are almost distractions now. These people are not just about the stereotypes although some do try very hard.

Neil is now fully gone into the wilds and alone. Suzy has finally found happiness and it's obvious now how miserable she was in the first 3 films. Everybody else is changing in their lives in different ways. Charles has dropped out of the series all together. The series is getting more and more fascinating.

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