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It’s been an extraordinary journey for director Michael Apted and his longstanding “Up” series of documentaries. It’s a singular event that’s managed to carry on for decades, arriving at its latest stop, “56 Up.” We return to familiar faces and places with the new effort, catching up with individuals who’ve been followed on film since 1964’s “Seven Up,” and with this reintroduction comes an additional inspection of life in motion, watching the participants come to terms with their families, vocational and educational choices, and their very existence. Absorbing as always, “56 Up” has the benefit of age, able to look back on these personalities and gather a larger appreciation for their contributions to this historic documentary odyssey. Read the rest at


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