CAST: Bruce Balden, Lynn Johnson, Nicholas Hitchon DIRECTOR: Michael Apted TUESDAY FILM SERIES
The latest installment of the groundbreaking, award-winning documentary series from director Michael Apted (Gorky Park, Gorillas in the Mist) returns to visit the people whose lives have been followed since they were seven. Featuring more of the original line-up than ever before, we discover what has happened to the group over the last seven years and what life has thrown at them in their sixties.
[T]he real brilliance of 63 UP and its predecessors isn't the light these movies shine on Tony, Jackie, John, Neil and the rest, but the mirror they hold up in front of us.Michael O'Sullivan, Washington Post
What's striking is not just the sturdy durability of family and community, but the fundamental decency of just about every participant in this long cultural experiment.Ella Taylor, NPR