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/10
48 Ratings

The Personal History of David Copperfield

Directed by Armando Iannucci
United Kingdom, 2019
Drama, Comedy

Synopsis

From birth to adulthood, the good-hearted orphan David Copperfield is surrounded by kindness, wickedness, poverty and wealth, as he meets an array of remarkable characters in Victorian England. David sets out to be a writer, and embarks on a quest for family, friendship, romance and status.

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The Personal History of David Copperfield Directed by Armando Iannucci

Awards & Festivals

British Independent Film Awards

2019 | 7 nominations including: Best British Independent Film

2019 | 4 wins including: Best Supporting Actor

Critics reviews

This swift pace and restless mischief-making comes on strong.
September 10, 2019
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There’s something especially powerful about how the breezy David Copperfield goes out of time. The oppressive fantasy that’s racism is elided and exploded, to the point that it draws that much more attention to Dickens’s timeless themes of class condescension and socioeconomic struggle.
September 06, 2019
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