David Copperfield

David Copperfield


Charles Dickens’ haunting semi-autobiographical tale of a boy who is sent away by his stepfather after his mother dies but manages to triumph over incredible adversities.

Director: Simon Curtis
Screenplay: Adrian Hodges
Based on: David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
Running time: 185′
Air date: 25th December 1999
Buy: DVD


Daniel Radcliffe – Young David Copperfield
Maggie Smith – Betsy Trotwood
Emilia Fox – Clara Copperfield
Pauline Quirke – Clara Peggotty
Mr Micawber – Bob Hoskins
Mrs Micawber – Imelda Staunton
Mr Murdstone – Trevor Eve
Mrs Murdstone – Zoe Wanamaker
Mr Creakle – Ian McKellen

Dan talks about auditioning


“Ten-year-old Radcliffe impresses in his first role.” – Orlando Sentinel


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