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Valeria Bruni Tedeschi,
Moscow, 1952. Anna is a doctor, Vassilli serves in a local administration. Life is grim but they find solace in unconditional love. One day Anna is taken to the Kremlin where she has to cure Stanlin himself. She needs to keep the secret at all costs and as her relationship with the URSS leader grows, her couple with Vassilli tumbles.
3 February 2010 (France)
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Also Known As:
An Ordinary Execution
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Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $1,276,892
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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In the first scene in the cinema, Stalin is watching The Spoilers
(1942). In the second scene in the cinema, all that is seen is the final shot of a film - a title card with the words, "The End" superimposed on a map of Alaska. This would appear to be from "The Spoilers" as this film is set in Alaska. So, with either Stalin was watching same film again or the film-makers twice used clips from the one film to give the impression that he watched many American films. See more
The film shows a gas stove in the apartment. First gas stoves were released in the USSR by November 7, 1958.
In the USSR, the Five-Year Economic Development Plan in the 1966 - 1970 for the first time it has been set targets for housing gasification of the country : to increase the level of gasification of homes in urban areas up to 50 - 55 % and up to 20 to 25% in rural areas. See more
References The Great Dictator
Claire de Lune
Written by Claude Debussy
Performed by Florence Magri See more