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The Death of Stalin

  • Comedy
  • Drama
  • 2017
  • Armando Iannucci
  • 102 mins
  • 15

Summary

Historical satire starring Steve Buscemi and Simon Russell Beale. In the immediate aftermath of Joseph Stalin's death in 1953, his cabinet jockey for position in the hope of becoming the next Soviet leader. As they argue over everything from funeral arrangements to the fate of the dictator's offspring, the divided government struggles to maintain order.

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Credits

Cast

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Nikita KhrushchevSteve Buscemi
BeriaSimon Russell Beale
AndreyevPaddy Considine
Vasily StalinRupert Friend
Georgy ZhukovJason Isaacs
Maria YudinaOlga Kurylenko
Vyacheslav MolotovMichael Palin
Svetlana StalinAndrea Riseborough
KaganovichDermot Crowley
Joseph StalinAdrian McLoughlin
Anastas MikoyanPaul Whitehouse
Georgy MalenkovJeffrey Tambor
TarasovRichard Brake

Crew

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DirectorArmando Iannucci

Details

Theatrical distributor
Entertainment One
Released on
2017-10-20
Languages
English
Guidance
Swearing, violence.
Available on
DVD and Blu-ray
Formats
Colour
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