The Personal History of David Copperfield is a 2020 English-language Comedy Drama movie directed by Armando Iannucci and produced by Armando Iannucci and Kevin Loader under the banner of FilmNation Entertainment in collaboration with Film4 and Wishmore Entertainment. 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. Emmy® winners and Oscar® nominees Armando Iannucci (IN THE LOOP, THE DEATH OF STALIN, HBO'S Veep) and Simon Blackwell (IN THE LOOP, HBO'S Succession) lend their wry, yet heart-filled storytelling style to revisiting Dickens' iconic hero on his quirky journey from impoverished orphan to burgeoning writer in Victorian England. Written by Fox Searchlight Pictures. The personal history of david copperfield features Dev Patel in the lead role along with an ensemble cast including Aneurin Barnard, Peter Capaldi, Morfydd Clark, Daisy May Cooper, Rosalind Eleazar and Hugh Laurie. The screenplay is written by Simon Blackwell and Armando Iannucci which is inspired from David Copperfield by Charles Dickens. The music was composed by Christopher Willis. Cinematography was done by Zac Nicholson and editing by Mick Audsley and Peter Lambert. The film has a running time of 119 minutes. It was released on 1st August 2020 and it received positive reviews from critics when it was released. The Personal History of David Copperfield was made on a budget of $15 million and at the box office it grossed only $7 million. Distribution rights for the movie were acquired by Searchlight Pictures.
Comedy , Drama
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