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The Personal History of David Copperfield Movie Review

The Personal History of David Copperfield Movie Review

The Personal History of David Copperfield, which opens in North American theaters Friday, August 28th, re-imagines Charles Dickens’ classic ode to grit and perseverance through the comedic lens of director Armando Iannucci. Iannucci and co-writer Simon Blackwell lend their wry yet heart-filled storytelling style to revisiting Dickens’ iconic hero on his quirky journey from impoverished orphan to a burgeoning writer in Victorian England.

The film stars Oscar nominee Dev Patel in the title role and features a diverse cast of stage and screen actors from across the world including Aneurin Barnard, Peter Capaldi, Morfydd Clark, Daisy May Cooper, Rosalind Eleazar, Hugh Laurie, Tilda Swinton, Ben Whishaw, Paul Whitehouse, Gwendoline Christie, Anthony Welsh, and Benedict Wong.

From the first moment of the trailer, I knew I wanted to see this intriguing comedic take of Dickens’ dark story play out. And play out it did – brilliantly! It is quirky, fantastical, moving, ebullient in scene and tone,

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