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Stalin (1992)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama | History  -  21 November 1992 (USA)
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The life and career of the brutal Soviet dictator, Josef Stalin.

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Josef Stalin rises from his rejection as being physically unfit in the Czar's army during world War I to undisputed head of the huge Soviet empire of the 1950s. After the success of the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917 he vies with arch-rival Leon Trotsky for power under the acknowledged leader, Vladimir Lenin. After Lenin's stroke, the merciless Georgian's ruthless methods soon eliminates all rivals and his cruel paranoia and overt sadism help him maintain power by eliminating every possible rival including many former comrades. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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Quotes

Kamenev: We were promised our lives.
Beria: Comrade Stalin has revoked his promise.
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Features October (Ten Days that Shook the World) (1928) See more »

Soundtracks

Alexander Nevsky, Op. 78
by Sergei Prokofiev
Performed by The Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Kurt Masur (as Kurt Mazur), Conductor
Courtesy of Teldec Classic International
by arrangement with Warner Special Products
Used as background music for archive footage
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Brilliant,awesome;Duvall Is a genius!
17 August 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I could watch this film over and over again - why It was a TV Movie rather than a box-office smash I will never know. Robert Duvall Is absolutely flawless In his portrayal of Stalin - we're talking Oscar-deserving acting here! Roshan Seth as the creepy,selfish, arrogant Laventy Beria Is superb;Colin Jeavons as Yagoda;Jim Carter as Sergo;the great Maximilian Schell as Lenin (what fantastic make-up;I thought Lenin had been reincarnated)!The list goes on,a marvellous mix of International actors who blend beautifully to recreate the lives,times and crimes of Stalin,his entourage and his enemies,both real and Imagined. I've studied Stalin a lot over the years and this film Is about as historically accurate as one could get. This piece of pure genius Is a must-see. Absolutely fantastic In every respect!


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