UK, USA

Synopsis

THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD re-imagines Charles Dickens’ classic ode to grit and perseverance through the comedic lens of its award-winning filmmakers — giving the Dickensian tale new life for a cosmopolitan age with a diverse ensemble cast of stage and screen actors from across the world.

Director's Biography

Armando Iannucci was born in Glasgow. He has produced, directed, and written a number of shows for television, including THE THICK OF IT (2005–12) and VEEP (2012–19).

Director's Biography

2019 THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD2017 THE DEATH OF STALIN2009 IN THE LOOP
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Cast & Crew

Directed by: Armando Iannucci

Written by: Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci

Produced by: Kevin Loader, Armando Iannucci

Cinematography: Zac Nicholson

Editing: Mick Audsley, Peter Lambert

Production Design: Cristina Casali

Costume Design: Suzie Harman, Robert Worley

Make-Up & Hair: Karen Hartley-Thomas

Original Score: Christopher Willis

Main Cast: Dev Patel (David Copperfield), Tilda Swinton (Betsey Trotwood), Hugh Laurie (Mr. Dick)

Casting: Sara Crowe

Nominations and Awards

  • EFA Feature Film Selection 2020