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Release Date:
21 July 1998 (UK) See more »
Plot:
Director Michael Apted revisits the same group of British-born adults after a 7 year wait. The subjects are interviewed as to the changes that have occurred in their lives during the last seven years. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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

Andrew Brackfield ... Himself (as Andrew)
John Brisby ... Himself (archive footage) (as John)
Suzanne Dewey ... Herself (as Suzy)
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 ... Narrator / Interviewer (voice) (uncredited)

Peter Davies ... Himself (age 7) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Directed by
Michael Apted 
 
Produced by
Michael Apted .... producer
Stephen Lambert .... executive producer: BBC
Claire Lewis .... co-producer
Ruth Pitt .... executive producer: Granada Television
 
Cinematography by
George Jesse Turner 
 
Film Editing by
Kim Horton 
 
Art Department
Phil Buckley .... graphic designer
 
Sound Department
John Crumpton .... dubbing editor
Paul Horsfall .... dubbing editor
John Rutherford .... dubbing editor
Nick Steer .... sound
John Whitworth .... dubbing
 
Visual Effects by
Tim Trumble .... film recording technician (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Costelloe .... assistant camera (as Michael Costello)
Stuart Wilson .... electrician
 
Editorial Department
Neil Parker .... colorist (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Paul Almond .... programme associate: 7 Up
Melanie Archer .... researcher
Margaret Bottomley .... programme associate: 21 Up
Jeanney Kim .... production coordinator
Gordon McDougall .... programme associate: 7 Up
Jackie McKinney .... production coordinator
Jacki Turner .... production coordinator
 
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139 min
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9 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
The 7-up phenomenon gets better each time..., 18 August 1999
Author: Spod-3 from Melbourne, Australia

This film and its predecessors are the most fascinating documentaries released cinematically, not because of their breathtaking cinematography, whiz-bang special effects or even revelation of secret or unknown information. What it does offer is a look straight into the personal lives of a group of people with nothing much in common except this series of extraordinary films which every 7 years throw their experiences open to the world. For the most part they are ordinary lives but they are engrossing as only reality can be. There is no gloss applied, no smoothing over of rough edges. Apted has become a friend to many of his 'subjects' and the warmth of their relationship with him comes into the film. In this program, even the effect of the film series on the people in it is examined, so in some ways it is a film about itself. Like a classic serial cliffhanger, at the end one is impatient to see the next instalment, but it will be seven years in production...

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