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The Personal History of David Copperfield

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

“By taking a different road, Iannucci has provided something that captures the essence of “David Copperfield” without being constrained by every detail.” -James Berardinelli –Reel Views

“The London film festival opened with Armando Iannucci’s larger-than-life adaptation of the Dickens crowdpleaser, starring Dev Patel as Copperfield” -Peter Bradshaw –The Guardian