‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ - Dev Patel in Armando Iannucci’s loving adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic, ‘David Copperfield.’
Fri 22 May 2020|
From rags to riches... and back again.
From birth to infancy, from adolescence to adulthood, the good-hearted David Copperfield is surrounded by kindness and wickedness, poverty and wealth, as he meets an array of remarkable characters in Victorian England. As David sets out to be a writer, in his quest for family, friendship, romance and status, the story of his life is the most seductive tale of all.
Based on David Copperfield (novel) by Charles Dickens.
Aneurin Barnard, Peter Capaldi, Morfydd Clark, Daisy May Cooper, Rosalind Eleazar, Hugh Laurie, Tilda Swinton, Ben Whishaw, Paul Whitehouse
||Armando Iannucci, Simon Blackwell
||Christopher Willis |
||Kevin Loader, Armando Iannucci|
|Country / Year:
||UK, USA, 2019 |
© 2019 Dickensian Pictures, LLC / Channel Four Television Corporation
‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ re-imagines Charles Dickens’ classic ode to grit and perseverance through the comedic lens of its award-winning filmmakers—giving the Dickensian tale new life for a cosmopolitan age with a diverse ensemble cast of stage and screen actors from across the world.
Emmy® winners and Oscar® nominees Armando Iannucci (‘In the Loop,’ ‘The Death of Stalin,’ “Veep”) and Simon Blackwell (‘In the Loop,’ “Succession”) lend their wry, yet heart-filled storytelling style to revisiting Dickens’ iconic hero on his quirky journey from impoverished orphan to burgeoning writer in Victorian England.