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My Generation

The Swinging sixties narrated and presented by Michael Caine himself and featuring an era-defining soundtrack.

Credits

Dir David Batty
Prod Simon Fuller, Michael Caine, Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais, Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly
Scr Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais
UK
2017
85min
Sales IM Global

Fancy a walk through 1960s swinging London? This is Michael Caine’s 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 Britain’s 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 you’ll come out whistling ‘Waterloo Sunset’.

Laure Bonville

On Saturday 7 October we are hosting a My Generation DJ Night inspired by the film, with DJ Chris Dale (New Untouchables).

Festival guests

These members of the filmmaking team are expected to attend the festival:

  • David Batty, Director; Michael Caine, Cast

See the full list of visiting festival guests. Please note that we can't guarantee guest attendance at any particular screening.

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