The Personal History Of David Copperfield (2020)
A fresh and distinctive take on Charles Dickens’ semi-autobiographical masterpiece, The Personal History of David Copperfield, set in the 1840s, chronicles the life of its iconic title character as he navigates a chaotic world to find his elusive place within it.
From his unhappy childhood to the discovery of his gift as a storyteller and writer, David’s journey is both hilarious and tragic, but always full of life, color and humanity.
Directed by Armando Iannucci The Personal History Of David Copperfield stars Dev Patel, best known for his roles in Slumdog Millionaire and Lion, in the title role of David Copperfield. Other recognisable names include Hugh Laurie, Tilda Swinton, Peter Capaldi, Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones).