The Personal History of David Copperfield
Star-studded and satirical film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Charles Dickens. starring Dev Patel, Tilda Swinton and Hugh Laurie.
David Copperfield (Dev Patel) grows up well protected at the time of Victorian England with his mother Clara (Morfydd Clark). But one day a new man enters the widow's life: Mr. Murdstone (Darren Boyd), who has it in for young David. From now on David is forced to slave away in a bottle factory in London.
When he learns of the death of his mother, he returns deeply shocked and finds shelter for the time being with his aunt Betsey Trotwood (Tilda Swinton). Together with her extremely eccentric roommate Mr. Dick (Hugh Laurie) he helps her back on her feet. Gradually, despite David's difficult...