The Personal History of David Copperfield

Director: Armando Iannucci Run Time: 119 min. Rating: PG

Starring: Ben Whishaw, Dev Patel, Gwendoline Christie, Hugh Laurie, Peter Capaldi, Tilda Swinton

“Riotously funny, it never loses sight of the underlying central themes of poverty, class, the tonic of compassion and the need for community.”

– Allan Hunter, Screen Daily

About the film:

Official Selection of the Toronto International Film Festival. The stellar ensemble cast brings to life Armando Iannucci’s witty reimagining of Charles Dickens’ classic story of an unfortunate young orphan in Victorian England.

About the filmmakers:

Masters of satirical black comedy, director Armando Iannucci and writer Simon Blackwell previously collaborated on the Academy Award-nominated film In the Loop (2010). Iannucci also wrote and directed the critically acclaimed The Death of Stalin (2017) and created HBO’s Veep.

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MAJOR SUPPORT
Ohio Arts Council
Greater Columbus Arts Council
The Columbus Foundation
Campus Partners
WITH HELP FROM
G&J Pepsi
WOSU Public Media

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