49 Up

49 Up

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  SBS2  |  July 27, 2010

This fascinating documentary by Director Michael Apted is the latest instalment in a series that continues a social experiment from 1964, which aimed to explore the adage 'Give me a child until he is seven and I will give you the man.' World in Action filmed a group seven-year-olds, and every seven years, Michael Apted visits them. At 49, 12 agree to talk about the current state of their family, work, hopes, and reflections on the series. We also get to see footage from previous interviews.

This fascinating documentary by Director Michael Apted is the latest instalment in a series that continues a social experiment from 1964, which aimed to explore the adage 'Give me a child until he is seven and I will give you the man.' World in Action filmed a group seven-year-olds, and every seven years, Michael Apted visits them. At 49, 12 agree to talk about the current state of their family, work, hopes, and reflections on the series. We also get to see footage from previous interviews.

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