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David Copperfield (2000)

A gentle orphan discovers life and love in an indifferent adult world.

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Mr. Wilkins Micawber
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Frank McCusker ...
Uriah Heep
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Max Dolbey ...
Young David Copperfield
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Aunt Betsey Trotwood
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Mr. Wickfield
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Barkis
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Dan Peggotty
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Agnes Wickfield
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Dora Spenlow
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Clara Copperfield
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Mr. Spenlow
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Mr. Jorkins
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A gentle orphan discovers life and love in an indifferent adult world.

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The story of a boy sent away to find his place in the world, who'll grow up to be a man discovering the power of the heart.

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This was producer Greg Smith's third adaptation of a Charles Dickens novel. See more »

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David Copperfield: That is what he is, this fellow; a cold blooded, calculation fortune hunter, without honour, scruple, or mercy.
Mr. Edward Murdstone: [overturns the table they are sitting at] Be silent!
David Copperfield: I have been silent too long! I will be silent no more!
Miss Jane Murdstone: Edward... come away
Mr. Edward Murdstone: Hold your tounge!
David Copperfield: He bullied, and harried my poor, weak mother into her grave!
Mr. Edward Murdstone: Yes, she was weak. But it was not I who preyed upon her weakness, it was here own SON, who drained her of the strenght he needed with his wild behaviour and importunate demands!
David Copperfield: You...
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Produced with the support of investment incentives for the Irish Film Industry provided by the Government of Ireland. See more »

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Version of David Copperfield (1974) See more »

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I wished Hugh Dancy had done the BBC's version of David Copperfield....he is the perfect David

the BBC version is the most faithful to the book however I feel they miscasted older David...Hugh Dancy is perfect

the hallmark David Copperfield is not as faithfull to the book in my opinion...Sally Field as Aunt Besty is not all too great...Dame Maggie Smith was better...if Hugh Dancy had been in the BBC version it would have been perfect


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