The Death Of Stalin

107 Min • R

Showings

Lark TheaterFri, May 18 2:20 PM Not Available
 
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Film Info
Event Type:Movie
Release Year:2018
Rating:R
Genre:Comedy
Drama
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Armando Iannucci
Cast:Steve Buscemi
Jeffrey Tambor
Paddy Considine
Rupert Friend
Jason Isaacs

Description

The one-liners fly as fast as political fortunes fall in this uproarious, wickedly irreverent satire from Armando Iannucci (Veep, In the Loop). Moscow, 1953: when tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin drops dead, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to be the next Soviet leader. Among the contenders are the dweeby Georgy Malenkov (Jeffrey Tambor), the wily Nikita Khrushchev (Steve Buscemi), and the sadistic secret police chief Lavrentiy Beria (Simon Russell Beale). But as they bumble, brawl, and backstab their way to the top, just who is running the government? Combining palace intrigue with rapid-fire farce, this audacious comedy is a bitingly funny takedown of bureaucratic dysfunction performed to the hilt by a sparkling ensemble cast.


"It's often raucously hilarious, neatly crafted, sometimes visually striking, packed with excellent performances and abrasively profane dialogue." - Minneapolis Star Tribune


"As Stanley Kubrick did with Dr. Strangelove, Iannucci has built a satire not by twisting the truth but by nudging reality just a few inches further in the direction it was already going." - Village Voice