"The Personal History of David Copperfield" is a 2019 comedy-drama film directed by Armando Iannucci.
The starring cast includes Aneurin Barnard, Peter Capaldi, Dev Patel, Morfydd Clark, Daisy May Cooper, Rosalind Eleazar, Hugh Laurie, Tilda Swinton, Ben Whishaw, Paul Whitehouse and others.

Here are "The Personal History of David Copperfield" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date and everything we know so far.

Trailer

Is there a trailer for The Personal History of David Copperfield movie?

SearchlightPictures on Thursday, February 13, 2020 released the trailer for "The Personal History of David Copperfield" you can watch here:
THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD | Official Trailer | Searchlight Pictures.

Plot summary

What is The Personal History of David Copperfield movie plot?

Here is a short review of "The Personal History of David Copperfield" movie plot summary.

The life of David Copperfield (Dev Patel) is chronicled from his birth to the present day. David has an idyllic life and is taken to visit the family of his nanny Peggoty (Daisy May Cooper) in their boat house in Yarmouth. When he returns, his young and widowed mother Clara (Morfydd Clark) has married the sinister and cruel Mr. Murdstone (Darren Boyd), who beats the boy. The abused David Copperfield (Dev Patel) is sent to work in Murdstone's factory where he lodges with Mr. Micawber (Peter Capaldi) and his family, who are pursued by their creditors. After being told of his mother's death and funeral, David escapes from his life of drudgery and finds his wealthy aunt Betsey Trotwood (Tilda Swinton) and her lodger, the eccentric Mr. Dick (Hugh Laurie). After troubling problems with Steerforth (Aneurin Barnard) and Uriah Heep (Ben Whishaw), Betsey Trotwood finances David's ambition to become a gentleman and author.

Cast

Who plays who in the The Personal History of David Copperfield movie?

Here is the full cast and characters of "The Personal History of David Copperfield" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Aneurin Barnard  as James Steerforth
Peter Capaldi  as Mr Micawber
Dev Patel  as David Copperfield
Morfydd Clark  as Clara Copperfield / Dora Spenlow
Daisy May Cooper  as Peggotty
Rosalind Eleazar  as Agnes Wickfield
Hugh Laurie  as Mr Dick
Tilda Swinton  as Betsey Trotwood
Ben Whishaw  as Uriah Heep
Paul Whitehouse  as Daniel Peggotty
Nikki Amuka-Bird  as Mrs Steerforth
Jairaj Varsani  as young David Copperfield
Darren Boyd  as Edward Murdstone
Gwendoline Christie  as Jane Murdstone
Matthew Cottle  as Mr Spenlow
Bronagh Gallagher  as Mrs Micawber
Ruby Bentall  as Janet
Benedict Wong  as Mr Wickfield
Anna Maxwell Martin  as Mrs Strong
Victor McGuire  as Creakle
Anthony Welsh  as Ham Peggotty
Divian Ladwa  as Dr Chillip
Rosaleen Linehan  as Mrs. Gummidge
Peter Singh  as Tungay
Sophie McShera  as Mrs Crupp
Fisayo Akinade  as Markham
Albie Atkinson  as Mealy Potatoes
Tuwaine Barrett  as Referee Boy
Nigel Betts  as Creditor
Faisal Dacosta  as Mick Walker
Glen Davies  as Coalman
James Eeles  as Street Sweeper
Daniel Fearn  as Pawnbroker
Frankie Fitzgerald  as Coach Driver
Lynn Hunter  as Mrs Heep
Ranveer Jaiswal  as 4-7-Year-Old David
AimΓ©e Kelly  as Emily
Oengus MacNamara  as Bootmaker
Aston McAuley  as Butcher's Boy
Andy McSorley  as Boatman
Freddie Meredith  as Grainger
Emeka Sesay  as Head Clerk
Scampi  as Jip the Dog
Phaldut Sharma  as Butcher

Release date

When is The Personal History of David Copperfield movie release date?

"The Personal History of David Copperfield" movie release date was scheduled to be on September 5, 2019 (TIFF), on January 24, 2020 (United Kingdom), on August 28, 2020 (United States), on September 24, 2020 (Germany) and on October 29, 2020 (Hungary) distributing by Lionsgate UK (United Kingdom), Searchlight Pictures (North America), Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, GEM Entertainment, Film & TV House, Ascot Elite Entertainment Group, Entertainment One, GAGA, PVR Pictures, Roadshow Films, Shaw Organisation, Spentzos Films, The Searchers, Vertigo MΓ©dia Kft., NOS Audiovisuais and Remain In Light.

Filming

What are The Personal History of David Copperfield filming details?

The duration of the film is 119 minutes. With a budget of $15.6 million, the film grossed over $14.2 million.

"The Personal History of David Copperfield" movie is rated "PG", according to the MPAA film rating system.

Rating

What are critics and audiences saying about The Personal History of David Copperfield movie?

"The Personal History of David Copperfield" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 6.4/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 92/100.

More information and reviews on "The Personal History of David Copperfield" movie you can get on the following websites.

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