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The Death of Stalin

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Original title
The Death of Stalin
Running time
106 min.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Armando Iannucci, David Schneider, Ian Martin, Peter Fellows (Comic: Fabien Nury)
Christopher Willis
Zac Nicholson
Quad Productions, Main Journey, Free Range Films
Comedy | Politics. Satire. 1950s
Synopsis / Plot
On the night of 2nd March 1953,a man is dying. The man is Joseph Stalin, dictator, tyrant, butcher as well a Secretary General of USSR. He is about to kick the bucket and if you play your cards right, his job is yours for the taking. Based on a true story, 'The Death of Stalin' is a satire about the days before the funerals of the Nation’s Father. Two days of fierce infighting for the supreme power, where manipulation, lust, betrayal will be the weapons.
2018: European Film Awards: Best Comedy
2018: Critics Choice Awards: Nominated for Best Comedy
2018: National Board of Review (NBR): Top Independent Films
2018: Satellite Awards: Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay
2017: BAFTA Awards: Nominated Best British Film & Best Ad. Screenplay
2018: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay
2017: British Independent Film Awards: 4 Awards inc. Best Supp. Actor (Rusell)
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