• 56 Up (2013)

56 Up

Release Date: January 4th, 2013

DVD Release Date: July 2nd, 2013

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 23 min

Plot Summary

Continuing a project he began in 1964, filmmaker Michael Apted revisits his original subjects and sees how their lives are progressing now that they are 56 years old.

Director: Michael Apted , Paul Almond

Genres: Documentary

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    It is a mystery, this business of life. I can't think of any under cinematic undertaking that allows us to realize that more deeply. show more

  • 70
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Self-contained enough for theatrical audiences new to the series, it will play best with those who've come to care for these Brits over time. show more

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    This unique enterprise, which began as a documentary experiment almost a half century ago, has grown into an inspiring testimonial to the unpredictability of the human spirit. show more

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