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This Movie Took 49 Years To Make

AP | Posted 10.07.2013 | Entertainment

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Filmmaker Michael Apted has learned to start with what he calls a blank slate when making his "Up" documentaries. Since...

Filmwax Radio Interview: Michael Apted on 56 Up

Kristin McCracken | Posted 03.17.2013 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

At age 71, director Michael Apted is only 15 years older than the subjects of his lifelong Up series of documentaries. Though the age difference is almost negligible today, it was quite significant in 1964.

Live From the Dubai International Film Festival: Day 5

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.13.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

At 71, director Michael Apted feels he's far from finished working in film -- though it gets increasingly difficult to make the kind of movies he most wants to make.