The Inner Circle (1991)

Director
Andrei Konchalovsky

Main cast
Tom Hulce; Bob Hoskins; Lolita Davidovich; Aleksandr Zbruev; Feodor Chaliapin Jr.

Genres
Drama, War, History, Romance

Description
The true story of Ivan Sanchin, the KGB officer who was Stalin's private film projectionist from 1939 until the dictator's death. Told from Sanchin's view, the sympathetic but tragically flawed hero maintains unwavering faith in his "Master" despite the arrest of his neighbors and his involvement with their daughter, his wife's affair with the chilling State Security chief Lavrentii Beria and her tragic decline, and the deadly political machinations within the Kremlin he witnesses firsthand. Written by Martin H. Booda


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