42 Up

42 Up

by Bennett L. Singer
     
 

This series of documentary films began in 1964 when fourteen seven-year-old boys and girls from all walks of British life were filmed to test the aphorism "Give me the child until he is seven, and I will show you the man." Director Michael Apted revisited the same group at fourteen, twenty-one, twenty-eight, thirty-five, and, now, forty-two. This series, chronicling… See more details below

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This series of documentary films began in 1964 when fourteen seven-year-old boys and girls from all walks of British life were filmed to test the aphorism "Give me the child until he is seven, and I will show you the man." Director Michael Apted revisited the same group at fourteen, twenty-one, twenty-eight, thirty-five, and, now, forty-two. This series, chronicling their successes and failures, fears and dreams, is one of the greatest - and most fascinating - longitudinal studies of all time.. "Published to coincide with the American film release of the most recent installment, 42 Up provides an overview of the series from its inception. Organized by character and illustrated throughout, the book pieces together the life-stories of each of the film's subjects, capturing the spirit and candor of the films in an accessible, affordable format.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565844650
Publisher:
New Press, The
Publication date:
11/17/1999
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
944,188
Product dimensions:
0.33(w) x 7.50(h) x 9.25(d)

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