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My Generation (2017)




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British film icon Michael Caine narrates and stars in My Generation, the vivid and inspiring story of his personal journey through 1960s London. Based on personal accounts and stunning archive footage, this feature-length documentary film sees Caine travel back in time to talk to The Beatles, Twiggy, David Bailey, Mary Quant, The Rolling Stones, David Hockney and other star names. The film has been painstakingly assembled over the last six years to tell the story of the birth of pop culture in London, through the eyes of the young Michael Caine: For the first time in history the young working class stood up for ourselves and said: Were here, this is our society and were not going away!

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Critic Reviews for My Generation

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (3)

There's a tremendous amount of pleasure to be had in David Batty's "My Generation," a sloppy wet kiss to Michael Caine and British youth culture of the 1960s.

October 24, 2017 | Full Review…

The longer the doc goes on, the more it sacrifices depth for frenetic overload, with too little in the way of insightful analysis to shed fresh perspective on the Swinging London years.

September 7, 2017 | Full Review…

Thumbnail sketches of Pirate Radio, the Pill, London fashion and photography whiz by in a rush. It often comes off like a telly advert, but an expertly made one.

September 5, 2017 | Full Review…

There's precious little introspection or scuttlebutt here -- and honestly, I'd take either.

September 17, 2018 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

A terrifically entertaining overview of how colour came to drab postwar Britain.

September 5, 2018 | Full Review…

A brilliantly thrilling look back at the flowering of creativity and freethinking spirit of 1960s London, through the thoroughly charming perspective of Michael Caine.

May 31, 2018 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

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