How Close Is The Death Of Stalin Movie To The Graphic Novel? Armando Iannucci Answers

Posted by July 7, 2017 Comment

How close is the Death Of Stalin movie, directed by one of Britain’s greatest comedy figures Armando Iannucci? He answers – and for some reason needs subtitles because of his outrageous Scottish accent. Or something.

The original graphic novel is available from Titan Comics here, for San Diego Comic-Con. The movie itself is released in the UK on 20th October.

The graphic novel that inspired the new Armando Iannucci movie which includes an all-star cast – Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Jason Isaacs, Michael Palin, and Jeffrey Tambor.

Fear, corruption and treachery abound in this political satire set in the aftermath of Stalin’s death in the Soviet Union in 1953.
 
When the leader of the Soviet Union, Joseph Stalin, has a stroke – the political gears begin to turn, plunging the super-state into darkness, uncertainty and near civil war. The struggle for supreme power will determine the fate of the nation and of the world. And it all really happened.

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(Last Updated July 7, 2017 1:50 pm )

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