The Death Of Stalin. Image shows from L to R: Lavrentiy Beria (Simon Russell Beale), Georgy Malenkov (Jeffrey Tambor).

The Death Of Stalin

2017 British comedy film from Armando Iannucci about the Soviet dictator's last days. Stars Simon Russell Beale, Steve Buscemi, Jeffrey Tambor, Michael Palin, Paul Whitehouse and others.

The Death Of Stalin. Image shows from L to R: Vasily Stalin (Rupert Friend), Vyacheslav Molotov (Michael Palin), Georgy Malenkov (Jeffrey Tambor), Nikita Khrushchev (Steve Buscemi), Field Marshal Georgy Zhukov (Jason Isaacs).

The Death Of Stalin

Comedy film directed by Armando Iannucci about the last days of Joseph Stalin and the chaos after his death

Genre
Film
Released
2017
Creators
Fabien Nury and Thierry Robin
Starring
Simon Russell Beale, Steve Buscemi, Jeffrey Tambor, Michael Palin, Paul Whitehouse, Paul Chahidi, Dermot Crowley, Jason Isaacs and others
Writers
Armando Iannucci, David Schneider and Ian Martin
Director
Armando Iannucci
Producers
Nicolas Duval Adassovsky, Kevin Loader, Laurent Zeitoun, Yann Zenou, Jean-Christophe Colson, Giles Daoust, Catherine Dumonceaux, Andre Logie and Gaƫtan David

Film adapted from Fabien Nury and Thierry Robin's French graphic novel by British director Armando Iannucci.

In the days following Stalin's collapse, his core team of ministers tussle for control; some want positive change in the Soviet Union, others have more sinister motives. Their one common trait? They're all just desperately trying to remain alive.

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