About

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 by turns hilarious and tragic, b...

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Directed by

Armando Iannucci

Written by

Charles Dickens (Novel)
Armando Iannucci (Screenplay)
Simon Blackwell (Screenplay)

Runtime

119 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

From rags to riches... and back again.

Cast

Keywords

london, england orphan based on novel or book 19th century david copperfield dover

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