Stalin´s Couch

Stalin´s Couch

Original title: Le divan de Staline
Director: Fanny Ardant
Screenplay: Fanny Ardant
Director of Photography: Renaud Personnaz, Renato Berta
Editor: Julie Dupré
Country: France, Portugal
Year of production: 2016
Length (min): 92
Language: French
Subtitles: Czech, English
Sales: Alfama Films
Section: Central Park
Sponsors: l’Institut français de Prague

An elderly Stalin (G.Dépardieu) arrives at a summer residence to relax with his mistress Lidie (E. Seigner). There's a couch in his study, resembling Freud's famous divan, so he suggests a psychoanalytic game to Lidie. Danilov, a young artist commissioned to create the dictator's monument, is also awaiting Stalin's arrival and a dangerous love triangle begins to blossom among the trio. The historical drama is directed by actress Fanny Ardant.

With support

l’Institut français de Prague

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