Black comedy by Hattie Naylor based on events in 1944.
Sergei Eisenstein suffered a heart attack during a banquet to celebrate winning the prestigious Stalin Prize for his film Ivan the Terrible Part 1.
Stalin had been delighted with the depiction of Ivan as a cruel and ruthless ruler.
Earlier that day, however, Eisenstein had delivered Part 2 of his intended trilogy, in which Ivan was portrayed as neurotic, mad and vindictive.
Directed by Paul Dodgson.
Black comedy focusing on events in 1944 involving film director Sergei Eisenstein.