All in all, Trotsky is a very well-crafted piece of television. Directed by Armando Iannucci. A biography of artist Frida Kahlo, who channeled the pain of a crippling …  Another positive review from Montreal's The Gazette noted the "inspired, often-dangerously-funny screenplay" of the "too-talented" Tierney, likening the film to Ferris Bueller's Day Off . Version 5.12 changes: -Add a link to Netflix on IMDB if the movie exists on Netflix. Now the members of the Council of Ministers scramble for power. What to Watch Latest Trailers IMDb TV IMDb Originals IMDb Picks IMDb Podcasts Awards & Events Oscars Best Picture Winners Best Picture Winners Golden Globes Emmys STARmeter Awards San Diego Comic-Con New York Comic-Con Sundance Film Festival Toronto Int'l Film Festival Awards Central Festival Central All Events After being in power for nearly thirty years, Soviet dictator Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin (Adrian McLoughlin) takes ill and quickly dies. Moscow, 1953. Version 5.11 changes: -Go to IMDB when user clicks on the IMDB rating of a movie. The two series went head-to-head on Russia’s top two channels. Some transitions between scenes are among the best I've ever seen in any movie or series. -Disable the extension on douban.com. -Add a link to Netflix on Douban if the movie exists on Netflix. Trotsky on IMDB. The only moments when the show doesn't look splendid are the scenes showing historical sites or Trotsky's armored train, when CGI isn't the best. In May 1940, on the outskirts of Mexico City, a detachment of Mexican Communists dressed as policemen attack the house of the former leader of the Russian revolution, Leon Trotsky. Directed by Antonio Chavarrías. -Add a link to Netflix on Rotten Tomatoes if the movie exists on Netflix. A Montreal high school student who believes he is the reincarnation of Leon Trotsky starts a revolution against apathy among his fellow students. With Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina, Geoffrey Rush, Mía Maestro. It debuted on Channel One in Russia on 6 November 2017 for the centenary of the Russian Revolution. The Toronto Star gave The Trotsky a positive review, particularly of the cast. Directed by Jacob Tierney. A man named Jacques Mornard arrives in Mexico in 1940, claiming to be a Belgian who is fleeing the war in Europe to join his girlfriend, one of refugee Leon Score: 6.4 of the 10. The series stars Konstantin Khabensky in the title role. Trotsky's constant conversations with the jailer Nikolai Trotsky, Sigmund Freud, his own father, and of course Ramon Mercader hammer-home the idea that Trotsky does not actually understand people. The central message seems to be a very typical anticommunism: it's a beautiful idea that won't work because of human nature, yadda yadda. Luckily, these scenes are few and far between. Directed by Julie Taymor. With Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Jeffrey Tambor, Andrea Riseborough. The Trotsky received mostly favorable reviews from critics. Trotsky (Russian: Троцкий) is a Russian biographical eight-episode television mini-series about Leon Trotsky directed by Alexander Kott and Konstantin Statsky. Despite Lenin’s greater fame, viewers preferred to follow the escapades of Trotsky (14.9% versus 9.7%). With Liane Balaban, Jay Baruchel, Taylor Baruchel, Dan Beirne. With Alfonso Herrera, Hannah Murray, Henry Goodman, Julian Sands.