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56 Up (2012)

TV Movie  -   -  Documentary  -  14 May 2012 (UK)
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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.

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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.

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In 1964 a group of seven year old children were interviewed for "Seven Up." They've been filmed every seven years since. NOW THEY ARE 56

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Like most of the other "Up" documentaries, this is scheduled to be shown in movie theatres in the U.S. See more »

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Herself (Debbie Walker): It's not quiet when WE get here!
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What Would I Do
written by Stanley Alexander
performed by The Monotones
excerpts taken from "Seven Up!"
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Feels like a best of episode
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The gang is back under the directions of Michael Apted. They are now closing in on old age. Everybody is looking back rather than looking forward. Sure they look forward for their kids, but not anymore for themselves. Peter has finally return to the series, but it's only a taste. He's only giving the highlights but mostly he wants to promote his band. He still isn't completely open especially about his first marriage. That is still better than Charles who is still absent.

The question is starting to creep in on what will happen to this series if one of them pass or maybe if Michael Apted pass. This raises the question of what the future episode will look like. It will probably feel like talking to my parents and the older generations about their aches and pains. Everybody will be comparing their medical health. The part I want to see now is Michael Apted on camera. He's getting up there in age and it would be nice to see the group talk to him as an equal before it's too late.


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