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Cast

Credited cast:
Bruce Balden ... Himself (as Bruce)
Jacqueline Bassett Jacqueline Bassett ... Herself (as Jackie)
Symon Basterfield Symon Basterfield ... Himself (archive footage) (as Symon)
Andrew Brackfield ... Himself (as Andrew)
John Brisby John Brisby ... Himself (as John)
Suzanne Dewey Suzanne Dewey ... Herself (as Suzy)
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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Every seven years, Michael Apted has returned to record the lives of 14 people, tracing their ambitions, successes, their failures, their loves and even one's madness. Seven years are up. Discover where they are now.


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UK

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English | Bengali | Bulgarian

Release Date:

15 January 1992 (USA) See more »

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35 лет See more »

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$922,872
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Granada Television See more »
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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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35 Up
10 January 2012 | by MartinTellerSee all my reviews

Ho-hum. This is my least favorite of the series so far. Except for Neil and Bruce (doing a teaching stint in Bangladesh), there's not much going on with these people that's surprising or interesting (I do still like Nick for some reason, but his life isn't all that thrilling). A couple of divorces, a few dead parents, but nothing that special and nothing that revealing. John is back, slightly less douchey for his humanitarian work in Bulgaria, but still obviously a twit underneath. In a rather odd turn, Symon -- the one ethnic minority of the group -- doesn't even get a mention, his existence has been completely erased from the series. Hopefully this is by his own request. The larger problem here is that the recaps are starting to overwhelm the new material. Roughly half of the film, possibly more, consists of previous clips. And it's almost always the same clips, meaning there are many parts of Seven Up that I've now seen five times. Again, this is probably best for people watching one of these every seven years, but as an at-home DVD experience it's a drag. It feels like all you really need to do is watch the most recent installment and to hell with the others. And yet, I'm moving on to the next one anyway. Despite my griping, there is an addictive quality to these films.


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