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David Copperfield (2009)

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


Francesco Arlanch (screenplay), Francesco Balletta (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Giorgio Pasotti ... David Copperfield
Maya Sansa ... Agnes Wickfield
Gianmarco Tognazzi Gianmarco Tognazzi ... Uriah Heep
Stefano Dionisi ... Edward Murdstone
Patrizio Roversi Patrizio Roversi ... Mr. Micawber
Jean-Paul Muel Jean-Paul Muel ... Mr Dick
Eglantine Rembauville-Nicolle ... Dora Spenlow (as Églantine Rembauville)
Chiara Conti Chiara Conti ... Clara Copperfield
Larissa Volpentesta Larissa Volpentesta ... Emily
Jitka Sedlácková ... Peggotty
Lenka Termerová ... Betsy Trotwood
Pavel Rímský ... Wickfield
Beppe Chierici ... Daniel Peggotty
Christian Frasacco Christian Frasacco ... David bambino
Sagamore Stévenin ... James Steerforth


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

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The silence of the crows
6 January 2013 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

The precedent user is absolutely right: the acting of Gianmarco Tognazzi as Uriah Heep is nothing short of excellent;without overplaying ,he looks like a venomous snake ,or a spider catching the Wickfield family in his cobweb.

It's a free adaptation of Dickens but the screenplay ,by and large ,is faithful;the differences are not very smart:in the book,David meets Tommy in his school,not in the Murdstone /Grinsby warehouse;the "crows " and the "one and a thousand nights" are pure invention;although Miss Murdstone is Dora's companion,her brother does not want to marry David's love and he does not intervene in his affair;Both Ham and Steerforth survive but the part of Little Em'ly is underwritten .

Acting,with the exception of Tognazzi , is so-so .Giorgio Pasotti is boyish and lacks charisma to portray David successfully;French S.Stevenin turns Steerforth into a male model .the actresses are undistinguished :Miss Murdstone is ridiculous,Clara ,Dora , Emily and Peggotty are insignificant;only Agnes shows some screen presence and the actress seems to support both David and Pasotti.

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26 April 2009 (Italy) See more »

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