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Release Date:
15 September 2005 (UK) See more »
Tagline:
The latest installment in the groundbreaking 7 Up series
Plot:
In 1964, to explore the adage "Give me a child until he is seven and I will give you the man," World in Action filmed seven-year-olds... See more » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
1 win & 4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Absolutely amazing See more (27 total) »

Cast

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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 (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 (archive footage) (uncredited)

Directed by
Michael Apted 
Paul Almond (director "7 Up")
 
Produced by
Michael Apted .... producer
Bill Jones .... executive producer
Claire Lewis .... producer
 
Cinematography by
George Jesse Turner 
 
Film Editing by
Kim Horton 
 
Production Management
Karen Stockton .... production manager
 
Art Department
Sue Bodicoat .... graphic designer (as Susan Bodicoat)
 
Sound Department
Samantha Handy .... dubbing mixer
Nick Steer .... sound
Dion Stuart .... dubbing mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Matthew Gathercole .... assistant camera (as Matt Gathercole)
Jason Trench .... assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Ian Brown .... on-line editor
Neil Parker .... colorist
 
Other crew
Michael Apted .... researcher: 7 Up
Helen Breslin .... production coordinator
Nic Jones .... production team: Bulgaria
Jemma Jupp .... production team: Bulgaria
Cort Kristensen .... production coordinator
Gordon McDougall .... researcher: 7 Up
Owen Scurfield .... production team: Bulgaria
Jacki Turner .... production coordinator
Tristan Tull .... production assistant (uncredited)
 
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Tim Hewat .... in memory of
 
Crew believed to be complete


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180 min (2 parts)
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1.33 : 1 See more »

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Trivia:
By the time this update was made, 12 of the original 14 children were still taking part, with Charles having dropped out at 21, and Peter at 28. Although John had dropped out at 42 he returned for this installment.See more »
Quotes:
John Brisby:Who wants to be the richest corpse in the graveyard?See more »
Movie Connections:
References "Big Brother: Australia" (2001/V)See more »

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16 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
Absolutely amazing, 7 October 2006
Author: Wayne Malin (wwaayynnee51@hotmail.com) from United States

In 1963 14 British children, all age 7 but of varying classes, were interviewed about a variety of subjects. Thereafter they were interviewed every seven years. This is the seventh installment. By now only 12 are left (2 dropped out).

This may be deadly boring to some but I found it fascinating--you see the most recent interviews along with clips from all the previous shows. You literally see these people grow up before your eyes--you share their struggles, dreams and triumphs. This was originally done to trace something about social classes--but that seems to have been dropped. There's nothing extraordinary about these people--they're mostly plain, average men and women just doing their best to get through life. Sounds dull but I was spellbound throughout. I saw 28, 35 and 42 Up also and, in a strange way, seeing this was like having a class reunion! You get in touch with people you haven't seen in a number of years and catch up on them. I remember all of these people from the previous episodes and I loved seeing them again and how most have happy content lives. Not for everybody but I couldn't stop watching.

This should really be the last one. One woman makes it clear that she won't do another one and all of the participants comment on how the show negatively affected their lives. So maybe it's time to let them go.

Not for everybody but I give it a 10.

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