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Age 7 in America

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Director  Phil Joanou
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Narrated by  Meryl Streep
Country  United States
7.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Documentary, Biography
Running time  2 hours
Awards  Peabody Award
Language  English
Age 7 in America movie poster
Release date  1991 (1991)
Cast  Mike, Kate, LeRoy, Ashtyn, Luis, Kennisha, Edie, Douglas, Vicky, Julio, Lucy, Brandon, Salina, Michael, Eric, Joey, Alexis
Similar movies  7 Plus Seven (1970), Seven Up! (1964), 21 Up (1977), 28 Up (1984), Phil Joanou directed Age 7 in America and Heavens Prisoners

Meryl streep age 7 in america 1991


Age 7 in America is a 1991 American documentary film produced by Michael Apted, co-produced by Vicky Bippart, directed by Phil Joanou, and narrated by Meryl Streep. It details the lives of 7-year-old Americans from across the continental United States, of varying social classes and ethnicities. Patterned after the Up series of the United Kingdom, Age 7 in America has been succeeded by the films 14 Up in America (1998), also directed by Joanou and produced by Vicky Bippart, and 21 Up in America (2006), directed by Christopher Dillon Quinn and produced by Vicky Bippart.

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Luis

Luis lives in New York City's Lower East Side. He lives in a homeless shelter. His mother is a drug addict.

Lucy, Alexis, and Kate

The girls live in New York City's Upper East Side and attend the prestigious Nightingale-Bamford School.

Ashtyn

Ashtyn lives in a middle-class suburbanesq neighborhood in Lincoln, Nebraska.

LeRoy

LeRoy lives in an apartment building (part of the Robert Taylor housing project) in the South Side of Chicago. He is African American.

Kennisha

Kennisha is LeRoy's classmate and has lived in the housing project all her life. She is also African American.

Douglas, Vicky, and Mike

All three kids live in a traditionally working-class, Polish community in Chicago. They attend a private Catholic school.

Eric

Eric lives in a wealthy Chicago suburb. He is an only child.

Brandon

Brandon lives in a wealthy suburb and is a classmate and friend of Eric. They both go to a prep school on the University of Chicago's campus.

Joey

Joey lives in rural Georgia and is a Jehovah's Witness.

Edie

Edie lives near Joey and is African American.

Salina

Salina lives in Los Angeles and is the daughter of Chinese and Vietnamese immigrants.

Julio

Julio came to Los Angeles from San Salvador and lives in a Spanish-speaking household.

Michael

Michael lives in a beachside community of Los Angeles.

References

Age 7 in America Wikipedia
Age 7 in America IMDb Age 7 in America themoviedb.org


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