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February 1986 (USA) See more »
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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
 
Thanks
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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136 min
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Charles Furneaux refused to appear in the documentary and, as of 2012, has not appeared in any more installments of the "Up" series. Ironically, Furneaux became a documentary filmmaker.See more »
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Featured in 49 Up (2005) (TV)See more »
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What Would I DoSee more »

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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
28 Up, 10 January 2012
Author: Martin Teller from Portland OR

The highlights here are Nicholas and his relocation to Wisconsin and Neil continuing down the spiral of depression. Other than that, most of the subjects have just settled into comfortable, and somewhat mundane, lives. I was disappointed not to get more of John's douchiness, but he declined to be interviewed, as did one of the other rich (but far less douchey) kids. It's amusing to see the way Apted keeps trying to badger his subjects into expressing some kind of rage against the upper class, yet they're having no part of his agenda. They all (with the exception of Neil) seem quite content with their standing. I've decided to soldier on with the series, mostly because I've already invested so much in it, but I also remain curious about a few of the subjects.

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