‘Death of Stalin’ is directed by Armando Iannucci (‘The Thick of It’) and chronicles the events that transpired after the death of Joseph Stalin in 1953.
This film has has everything: comedy, tragedy, truth, lies, life, death, bravery and cowardice. All under the shadow of Stalin's Terror… and with an amazingly multifaceted cast who can give us all these things and more.
Cast includes Jason Isaacs as Georgy Zhukov, Steve Buscemi as Nikita Khrushchev, Michael Palin as Soviet Foreign Secretary Vyacheslav Molotov, Simon Russell Beale as chief torturer Lavrentiy Beria, and Paddy Considine as the Head of Radio Moscow. This Soviet-era satire was filmed in England and Ukraine in summer last year.