Attention comrades! The relentlessly funny mind of Armando Iannucci (TV’s The Thick Of It) is once again coming to our screens as he depicts his version of the frenzied political maneuverings that transpired in the aftermath of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin’s death in 1953.
Iannucci’s brand of political satire is applied to one of the darkest chapters in modern history, with sensational results that has already caused a politcal stir in Russia.
The film Features an exceptionally funny ensemble cast including Steve Buscemi, Jeffrey Tambor, Michael Palin, Paddy Comsidine, Andrea Riseborough, Jason Issacs, Paul Whitehouse and Simon Russell Beale.
Running Time: 1hr 47mins
BBFC Advice: 15
Director(s): Armando Iannucci
Country of Origin: UK & France
Year of release: 2017