Dev Patel leads an ensemble cast of talented stage and screen actors from across the world in this lavish, tongue-in-cheek reimagining from Searchlight Pictures of Charles Dickens' classic story. After suffering through his earlier life as an impoverished orphan, things take an intriguing turn for David Copperfield (Patel) when he meets up with his outrageous, well-to-do aunt Betsey Trotwood (Tilda Swinton). Following a new trajectory, Copperfield embraces danger, treachery, romance, and ultimately the chance to shine as a writer in Victorian England. Directed by Armando Iannucci with a screenplay by Iannucci and Simon Blackwell based on Dickens' novel, The Personal History of David Copperfield also stars Aneurin Barnard, Peter Capaldi, Morfydd Clark, Daisy May Cooper, Rosalind Eleazar, Hugh Laurie, Ben Whishaw and Paul Whitehouse.
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Dev Patel, Aneurin Barnard, Peter Capaldi, Morfydd Clark, Daisy May Cooper, Rosalind Eleazar, Hugh Laurie, Tilda Swinton, Ben Whishaw, Paul Whitehouse, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Darren Boyd, Gwendoline Christie, Matthew Cottle, Bronagh Gallagher, Aimée Kelly, Anna Maxwell Martin, Victor McGuire, Peter Singh, Jairaj Varsani, Anthony Welsh, Benedict Wong, Fisayo Akinade, Albie Atkinson, Tuwaine Barrett, Nigel Betts, Ruby Bentall, Faisal Dacosta, Glen Davies, James Eeles, Daniel Fearn, Frankie Fitzgerald, Lynn Hunter, Ranveer Jaiswal, Divian Ladwa, Rosaleen Linehan, Oengus MacNamara, Aston McAuley, Sophie McShera, Andy McSorley, Freddie Meredith, Emeka Sesay, Scampi, Phaldut Sharma
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