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Director Michael Apted interviews the same group of British-born adults after a 7 year wait as to the changes that have occurred in their lives during the last seven years.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Bruce Balden ... Himself (as Bruce)
Jacqueline Bassett Jacqueline Bassett ... Herself (as Jackie)
Symon Basterfield Symon Basterfield ... Himself (as Simon)
Andrew Brackfield ... Himself (as Andrew)
John Brisby John Brisby ... Himself (archive footage) (as John)
Peter Davies ... Himself (as Peter)
Suzanne Dewey Suzanne Dewey ... Herself (as Suzi)
Charles Furneaux Charles Furneaux ... Himself (archive footage) (as Charles)
Nicholas Hitchon ... Himself (as Nick)
Neil Hughes Neil Hughes ... Himself (as Neil)
Lynn Johnson Lynn Johnson ... Herself (as Lynn)
Paul Kligerman Paul Kligerman ... Himself (as Paul)
Susan Sullivan Susan Sullivan ... Herself (as Sue)
Tony Walker ... Himself (as Tony)
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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. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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UK

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English | Latin

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February 1986 (USA) See more »

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28 лет See more »

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Granada Television See more »
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Mono
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First of two theatrically released documentary feature films directed by Michael Apted. The first was 28 Up (1984) and the second Bring on the Night (1985). Apted is an interviewer in both of these feature docs. See more »

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Neil Hughes: If the state didn't give us any money, it would probably just mean crime and I'm glad I don't have to steal to keep myself alive. If the money runs out then for a few days there's nowhere to go and that's all you can do, I simply have to find the warmest shed I can find.
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Followed by 42 Up (1998) See more »

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What Would I Do
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The stories are now fascinating
13 November 2013 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

Director Michael Apted returns to interview this group of people 7 years later. They are 28 now, and things keep changing. We are now further and further away from the social studies aspects of the original idea. These are great stories about real people. The phrase that you can't make this up is really coming true here. There are still questions about school, about money, about class system, but they are almost distractions now. These people are not just about the stereotypes although some do try very hard.

Neil is now fully gone into the wilds and alone. Suzy has finally found happiness and it's obvious now how miserable she was in the first 3 films. Everybody else is changing in their lives in different ways. Charles has dropped out of the series all together. The series is getting more and more fascinating.


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