7 Up!
7 Up! (1964)

The British documentary Seven Up originated in 1963 as a 31-minute episode of the highly acclaimed Granada Television series World in Action. Acting upon the venerable Jesuit edict "Give me a child until he is seven, and I will give… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 5, 1964
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Janet Maslin
New York Times

Constitute[s] as fascinating a work of popular sociology as you may ever see.

Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

The first entry in Michael Apted's anthropological study of human lives that will slowly take shape over the course of another five films.

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Emanuel Levy

The first segment in Michael Apted's seminal documentary

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Christopher Null

Over the course of 500-some minutes of footage, few surprises await

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Curtis Lilly
I found it interesting how smart these kids are. The whole series is a great idea, I wish I could find more of them
Jason Spencer
It's a simple beginning to what seems to be a very daring and lengthy film series. The makers take children from all over England from various social… More
Jeremy Smith
The first of the greatest documentary series ever made, filming literally the lives of a group of child, ever seven years of their life. "There aren't… More
Jennifer Xu
this is SO CUUUUUTE! i love these kids.
Daniel Hetteix
A short, sweet, addicting, and influential film. Translating an inclusive lifelong study (of the kind usually reserved for clinical trials) into a sociological… More
Angela Alcorn
This is such an interesting series. It's well worth watching from the start so you get a feel for the people in it.