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Doc of the Day: 21 Up Review - Dan Schindel
Michael Apted revisits the lives of people he’d previously talked to seven years earlier. Day One of Up Week. Dir. Michael Apted, 1977, 100 min, Viewed via Netflix Instant “Give me a child until he is seven and I will give you the man.” Welcome to Up Week here at Days of Docs. Every day, I will be viewing another installment of Michael Apted’s seminal documentary series. In 1964, Seven Up! was released, introducing viewers to 14 seven-year-old British children. The kids all came from different social strata and life situations, and the intent was to create a portrait of youth ...