'The Death of Stalin' film reviewIn the R-rated comedy 'The Death of Stalin' we follow the former Russian dictator's last days before he was killed, as well as the chaotic committee that took over his role as leader. The film stars Steve Buscemi, Jason Isaacs, and Andrea Riseborough, among others. The director's chair was filled by the Scotsman Armando Iannucci, who read the script and was immediately dead set on taking on this project.
If the fact that this movie was banned in Russia this year doesn't make you want to see it, than we don't know what keeps you going!
Also, the movie's director and writer is the famous Oscar-nominated Armando Iannucci, responsible for the hit TV series The Thick of It (2005-2012) and its American version Veep (2012-2017).
The Death of Stalin (2017) follows the Soviet dictator's last days and depicts the chaos of the regime after his death.
Stars of the movie are Olga Kurylenko, Tom Brooke, Paddy Considine, Justin Edwards, Adrian McLoughlin, Jeffrey Tambor, Steve Buscemi and Michael Palin.
The Death of Stalin (2017) was nominated for two BAFTA Awards: Best Screenplay and Outstanding British Film of the Year.