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The Personal History of David Copperfield (2020) – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review:
The Personal History of David Copperfield is a gorgeous, charming and whimsical take on Charles Dickins famous character that tells the story of the life of David Copperfield his adventures and the web of friends and enemies he meets along his way. Directed by Armando Iannucci and starring a veritable feast of British actors, the film succeeds due to its love and reinvention of  the original Dickens text… gloriously surreal, wonderful performed and stunning to look at.  

Best Bit: The superb cast

Buy, Stream, Avoid: Stream

If You Liked this Try: Emma, A Christmas Carol, Oliver! 


8 out of 10 stars


Phil Hobden

Phil Hobden

Phil Hobden is the former Film Editor & Writer for renowned martial arts focused COMBAT MAGAZINE in the UK. He is also a filmmaker in his own right, having produced two cult Independent action films in LEFT FOR DEAD and TEN DEAD MEN. He was the host for the award nominated Filmsploitation podcast for 4 years, currently co-hosts Ross And Phil Talk Movies and is a writer/editor for his own blog Phil's Quick Capsule Review...

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