The Personal History of David Copperfield

  • 2020

85 %
92 % Certified-fresh
$ 14 Million

The Personal History of David Copperfield is a 2020 English-language Comedy Drama motion picture 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 features Dev Patel, Aneurin Barnard, Peter Capaldi, Morfydd Clark, Daisy May Cooper, Rosalind Eleazar and Brian Rodger. 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 movie has a running time of 119 minutes. It was released on 17th September 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 $14 million. Distribution rights for the motion picture were acquired by Lionsgate. 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

Release Date 17 SEP 2020
Run Time 1 HOUR 59 MINUTES
Budget $ 15 MILLION



Comedy , Drama

Cast & Crew

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  • Armando Iannucci
    ( Director )
  • Kevin Loader
    ( Producer )
  • Celia Duval
    ( Co-producer )
  • Armando Iannucci
    ( Producer )
  • Armando Iannucci
    ( Writer )
  • Simon Blackwell
    ( Writer )
  • Christopher Willis
    ( Music director )