STATE FUNERAL

Sergei Loznitsa
Netherlands/Lithuania · 2019 · 135 min
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Screenplay Sergei Loznitsa


Editing Danielius Kokanauskis


Sound Vladimir Golovnitski


Cinematography Archive footage


Production Atoms & Void


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Unique, mostly unseen before, archive footage from March 1953, presents the funeral of Joseph Stalin as the culmination of the dictator’s personality cult.We observe every stage of the funeral spectacle and receive an unprecedented access to the dramatic and absurd experience of life and death under Stalin’s reign.

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