YOU WILL LOVE THIS UPROARIOUS DARK COMEDY
THE DEATH OF STALIN
Scathing Parody from the Emmy®-Winning Creator of “Veep”
Arrives on DVD & Digital June 19, 2018
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Proclaimed “the funniest political comedy of the year” (The Daily Beast) and banned in Russian cinemas, the brutally executed parody
THE DEATH OF STALIN arrives on DVD and Digital June 19, 2018 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. The film will also be available for sale or rental from cable, satellite and telco providers through IFC Films.
Written and directed by Emmy® Award winner* and Oscar® nominee** Armando Iannucci (“Veep,” In The Loop), THE DEATH OF STALIN follows the tyrannical ruler’s hapless inner circle in the days after his death. As they scramble to come up with the next evolution of the revolution, it’s clear everyone is really out for themselves. The “hilarious…riotous farce of doublespeak” (Time Out) stars Emmy® and Golden Globe® winner*** Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Rupert Friend, Andrea Riseborough, Jason Isaacs, and Michael Palin.
THE DEATH OF STALIN DVD includes a behind-the-scenes featurette entitled “Dictators, Murderers, and Comrades…Oh My!”, as well as deleted scenes. The disc is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 televisions with English 5.1 Dolby Audio, English Audio Description and English subtitles.
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AN ARMANDO IANNUCCI FILM
THE DEATH OF STALIN
STEVE BUSCEMI SIMON RUSSELL BEALE PADDY CONSIDINE RUPERT FRIEND JASON ISAACS
OLGA KURYLENKO MICHAEL PALIN ANDREA RISEBOROUGH PAUL CHAHIDI
DERMOT CROWLEY ADRIAN MCLOUGHLIN PAUL WHITEHOUSE and JEFFREY TAMBOR
Casting by SARAH CROWE Music by CHRISTOPHER WILLIS Post Production Supervisor LOUISE SEYMOUR
Executive Producer JEAN-CHRISTOPHE COLSON Line Producer SARAH WHEALE
Hair and Make-up Designer NICOLE STAFFORD Costume Designer SUZIE HARMAN
Production Designer CRISTINA CASALI Editor PETER LAMBERT Director of Photography ZAC NICHOLSON BSC
Based on the comic books THE DEATH OF STALIN by FABIEN NURY and THIERRY ROBIN
Published by DARGAUD Original screenplay by FABIEN NURY
Written by ARMANDO IANNUCCI, DAVID SCHNEIDER and IAN MARTIN Additional material by PETER FELLOWS
Co-Produced by ANDRE LOGIE GAËTAN DAVID
Produced by YANN ZENOU LAURENT ZEITOUN NICOLAS DUVAL ADASSOSVKY KEVIN LOADER Directed by ARMANDO IANNUCCI
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THE DEATH OF STALIN
Street Date: June 19, 2018 (DVD & Digital)
U.S. Rating: R for language throughout, violence and some sexual references