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49 UP


Praise for Michael Apted ’s 49 UP

“One of the most remarkable experiments in the history of cinema.”
– A.O. Scott, The New York Times
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“One of the supreme creations of documentary filmmaking. Riveting!” –
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“Moving and ambitious in scale like nothing else in cinema.” – Village Voice
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“A MUST SEE!” – O: The Oprah Magazine

“Grade: A. '49 Up' is a precious document, and must viewing” – Entertainment Weekly
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“The most remarkable chronicle of a slice of humanity in the history of cinema.”
– Andrew Sarris, New York Observer
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“Enthralling!” – New York Post

“Riveting...never less than fascinating!” – GQ Magazine

“An unparalleled experiment in sociological scrutiny.” – Associated Press

“Fascinating!” – Time Out NY

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Praise for THE UP SERIES

THE UP SERIES is on my list of the ten greatest films of all time! –Roger Ebert

“Amazing. . . the spectacle, as in time-lapse photography, of human beings taking shape before our eyes.” –Molly Haskell, Vogue

One of the towering achievements in the history of documentary film.
–Philadelphia Inquirer

Possibly the most exciting use of the documentary medium ever!”–New York Daily News

One of the most rewarding and uplifting programs I’ve ever seen. It makes you feel better about the human race.”–London Sunday Times

Wondrous, astonishing! Unforgettable great drama! Like old acquaintances we can't wait to see again, to find out what has happened them.”–The New Yorker

A masterpiece! Documentaries don't get much better than this.”
–The New York Post

“Imagine watching someone morph from age 7 to 49 before your eyes. Extraordinary and surprising! –Entertainment Weekly

“Powerful and poignant! –Time Magazine

“Apted gives us the rare thrill seeing people change, both physically and otherwise, from childhood through adolescence and into adulthood –SF Weekly

“Clearly the most remarkable nonfiction film project in the history of the medium.
I recommend it without reservation! –New York Observer