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Aultsville Filmfest 2019

THE Death of stalin

Saturday January 26  at  4:00 PM

 

Film Synopsisposter

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.

English (no subtitles).

WATCH TRAILER HERE.

Directed By:   Armando Iannucci
Written By:     Fabien Nury, Armando Iannucci, David Schneider, Ian Martin, Thierry Robin
Runtime:        107 minutes
Country:        UK / France / Belgium
Rating:           R (for language throughout, violence and some sexual references)


FESTIVAL PASS & TICKETING 

Full Weekend Pass $130
(includes 8 films + all social events)

Individual Film Tickets
$15 single tickets (film only)
$10 students (film only)

 

Festival Pass & Individual Film Tickets on sale at:

Civic Complex Box Office 
100 Water St. East, Cornwall
Monday to Friday; 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

(613) 938-9400

OR

www.ticketpro.ca

at Aultsville Theatre Box Office 1 hr prior to show time (subject to availability)

 

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