Cleveland International Film Festival } March 22 – April 1, 2023 } Playhouse Square

The Personal History of David Copperfield

Year: 2019
Language: English
Run Time: 119 minutes

The Personal History of David Copperfield
The Personal History of David Copperfield

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.

CIFF44 Screenings

Friday, March 27, 2020 at 6:45 PM

Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 11:40 AM

Accessibility (?)
Closed Captions: No
Audio Description: No
English Subtitles: No

International Narrative Competition

Armando Iannucci

Kevin Loader, Armando Iannucci

Armando Iannucci, Simon Blackwell

Principal Cast
Dev Patel, Aneurin Barnard, Peter Capaldi, Morfydd Clark, Daisy May Cooper, Rosalind Eleazar, Hugh Laurie, Tilda Swinton

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