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The Death of Stalin

Stalin’s death might not seem like a natural fit for a scabrously funny farce, but there lies the genius of Scottish satirist Armando Iannucci. With a top tier cast of British actors (Andrea Riseborough, Rupert Friend and Paddy Considine are standouts) and an endlessly quippy script, he concocts a Molotov cocktail of a movie.

Directors

  • Armando Iannucci

Writers

  • Armando Ianucci

Cast

  • Jason Isaacs
  • Paddy Considine
  • Steve Buscemi

Synopsis

When Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin kicks the bucket in 1953, his troop of power-hungry underlings bumble, brawl and back-stab their way to the top.