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by Armando Iannucci


A fresh and distinctive take on Charles Dickens’ semi-autobiographical masterpiece, The Personal History Of David Copperfield, set in the 1840’s, 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 by turns hilarious and tragic, but always full of life, colour and humanity.

international title: The Personal History of David Copperfield
original title: The Personal History of David Copperfield
country: United Kingdom, United States
sales agent: FilmNation Entertainment (US)
year: 2019
genre: fiction
directed by: Armando Iannucci
film run: 119'
release date: PT 5/12/2019, IT 16/10/2020
screenplay: Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci
cast: Dev Patel, Ben Whishaw, Tilda Swinton, Gwendoline Christie, Hugh Laurie, Aneurin Barnard, Sophie McShera, Benedict Wong, Peter Capaldi, Morfydd Clark
cinematography by: Zac Nicholson
film editing: Mick Audsley, Peter Lambert
art director: Cristina Casali
costumes designer: Suzie Harman, Robert Worley
music: Christopher Willis
producer: Armando Iannucci, Kevin Loader
co-producer: Celia Duval
executive producer: Ben Browning
production: Film4, FilmNation Entertainment (US), Wishmore Entertainment (US)
distributor: NOS Audiovisuais, Lionsgate
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