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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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1 win & 8 nominations See more »
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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)

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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Featured in 49 Up (2005) (TV)See more »
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What Would I DoSee more »

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Is there going to be a 49 Up?
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Postcards from friends, 10 September 2005
Author: johwarn from United Kingdom

As a UK-born and resident who is 2 years older than the participants of this series, all I can say to Michael Apted is thank you. This series has been a record of the social, economic and cultural influences over my own life. It may surprise some of your US readers to know that there was a brief window of opportunity for working class (blue collar)kids in the late 70's and early 80's to access higher education in the UK. It is a pity that no-one in the 7up series accessed such chances as I did; now working as a forensic psychologist (having left high school at 16 with nothing worth a damn). Nevertheless, I feel enormously proud of the working class kids in the series in the way they have handled the challenges of their twenties and thirties; I am so pleased that Apted has reflected their lives without judgement. As a woman, I am equally proud of Suzie, who survived probably the most apparently 'deprived' childhood to grow into a confident, warm and happy wife and mother. Finally, who could fail to have a corner of their heart reserved for Neil and for Bruce who reached out a helping hand - these people feel like my friends. Thank you so much to all of you for sharing your lives so generously - please don't stop. I am REALLY looking forward to my next 'postcard' from you in 49 UP. You have been, and will continue to be,an inspiration to others in your simple humanity and your enormous dignity, reflected so skilfully by Michael Apted. Love him or hate him, at least he has remained loyal to this fantastic and unparallelled project.

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