The Death of Stalin

BBFC Classification: 15 - Suitable only for 15 years and over
Year: 2017
Director: Armando Iannucci
Performers: Jason Isaacs, Andrea Riseborough, Olga Kurylenko
Genre: Biography, comedy, drama, history
Duration: 1 hr 46 min
BBFC Advice: Contains very strong language and brief strong violence


The death of the Soviet Union’s all-powerful and widely feared leader caused an immediate power vacuum in the USSR’s leadership. Everybody around him wanted that power. Plunging the Soviet Union into uncertainty and chaos as Stalin’s body lay on the floor, his advisors immediately began to fight amongst themselves for a piece of the pie. What’s the future of the country when you have a shot at unimaginable wealth and influence for yourself? Experience this biting satire from the creator of ‘The Thick Of It’ and ‘Veep’.