Doc Of The Month: My Generation

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The Swinging sixties narrated and presented by Michael Caine himself and featuring an era-defining soundtrack.Fancy a walk through 1960s swinging London? This is Michael Caines personal take on Sixties London as he accompanies you in this stylish documentary. Presented and narrated by Michael Caine, My Generation playfully explores the impact of Britains working class cultural revolution in the 1960s. Attitudes were changing and everything seemed possible.A wealth of archive footage, contributors including Marianne Faithfull, Paul McCartney, Twiggy, David Bailey and Mary Quant, and a spot-on soundtrack from The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks and The Who make for an exhilarating journey back in time. Caine is a delightful host and raconteur, sharing priceless anecdotes from the beginning of his career. And throughout this film, which was written by British TV legends Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, there are wonderful moments that capture the energy, style, fashion and sheer exuberance of that era. We guarantee youll come out whistling Waterloo Sunset.Laure Bonville - BFI"My Generationis an informative and entertaining spectacle that will appeal to all. Those who wish to relive their memories of the period will find homage in the picture. Those of a younger age will be engaged with a project that offers them an eye into a world that will probably never be experienced again." ★★★★ The Up ComingDirector: David BattyCast: Michael Caine, David Bailey, David Hockney, TwiggyRun time: 85 mins

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