„THE DEATH OF STALIN“ based on the graphic novel, in the original French title „Stalin's Death“ wearing. written by Fabien Nury and illustrated by Thierry Robin's work was published in two volumes: Agony (2010) und Funeral (2012). The film adaptation, the Scottish filmmaker Armando Iannucci accepted, the above example, in several episodes of the political comedy format „Veep – The Vice President“ Directed had led. In the black-humored satire breaks in 1953 the Soviet leader Josef Stalin (Adrian McLoughlin) died in his office together and. But the collapse of the powerful statesman also means the collapse of the empire? Adequate his office burial must be planned. But it is not long, up among ministers and political figures break out fighting for control of the nation. Some want it to bring about a positive change for the Soviet Union, others have more sinister intentions. However, no matter, whether it is the politician Nikita Khrushchev (Steve Buscemi), Stalin's deputy Georgy Malenkov (Jeffrey Tambor), General Georgy Zhukov (Jason Isaacs), the spy Meister Lavrentiy Beria (Simon Russell Beale), Comrade Andreyev (Paddy Considine), the pianist Maria Yudina (Olga Kurylenko) or Stalin children Vasily (Rupert Friend) and Svetlana (Andrea Riseborough) These – they all have one thing in common: They want to stay amid the web of intrigues and conspiracies priority alive.