The Death of Stalin

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Original title The Death of Stalin
Category Comedy, History, Drama
UK Release Date
Production year 2017
Production Country
Directors Armando Iannucci
Cast Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Jeffrey Tambor, Jason Isaacs, Rupert Friend, Michael Palin, Paddy Considine, Andrea Riseborough, Olga Kurylenko, Paul Whitehouse, Adrian McLoughlin, Cara Horgan, Jonathan Aris
Distributor eOne Films


The internal political landscape of 1950's Soviet Russia takes on darkly comic form in a new film by Emmy award-winning and Oscar-nominated writer/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.