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42 Up

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama, Documentary
Release Date:November 17, 1999
Running time:130 minutes
Cast:Bruce Balden, Jacqueline Bassett, Simon Basterfield, Andrew Brackfield, Peter Davies
Director:Michael Apted
Producer:Michael Apted
Writer:Michael Apted
Distributor:First Run Features

Description: Michael Apted's renowned series tests the maxim by returning every seven years to 14 British children originally profiled in 7 UP (1964). He began the series seeking to confirm the class distinctions were alive and well in England. And while their accents are a dead give-away as to who studied ballet and who drives a cab, there are also remarkable similarities--as youth gives way to middle-age, parents die, and children prepare to leave the nest.

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