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LP-043 Stalin 3 Digitaly Remastered
Lupus Pictures’ new film, Stalin 3, is the final part of the Stalin trilogy. What started as a playful story with a bitter meaning and continued with the darker Stalin 2 last year, is now concluded in the last instalment.

This part not only puts the other Stalin movies into context; in the story of Nikolaja Laudon it shows the horror and desperation of all totalitarian regimes, by whatever name they use.

The movie masterfully combines the acted parts with both real and fictitious archive materials.

It takes place just after Stalin 2, introducing the story and continuing with the heroine from the point where she is sentenced to be locked up in a “medical” institute controlled by the StB and the Ministry of Defence of the then communist Czechoslovakia.

We follow Nikalaja through the entire ordeal, witnessing the stories and fates of the girls who enter her life for a short but very important time. We look into the guards’ faces, assess the characters and qualities of these strange men who worked for the communist machine. However shocking these motives may be today; at one time they were commonplace.

Thus the beatings and torture of the girls that we watch – aware of the genre – serve to accommodate many strange fantasies. One pours out his forlorn hopes while others conceal their guilty consciences. Others are simply at the mercy of a perversion that can’t be controlled. And others commit their atrocities simply because they can’t think for themselves.

Besides the thoughts of the narrator, we also hear the comments of a historian and a psychologist. We hear from a former guard of a similar institute as well, which is both impressive and terrifying.

The story continues through Nikolaja’s release and concludes in the present day. It connects the events of the 50s and later era with the political and social reality of the beginning of the 21st century. It’s also a warning: this nightmare is real. It can still happen today. Remember: at the start of WWII no one believed those events could happen either...

No, this story is not real. But it easily could have been real. Similar stories – and sometimes even worse – happened to thousands of people. Real people who had their own lives, desires and troubles, friends and families. They didn’t have a chance to defend themselves, escape or choose their destiny.

We must never forget that.

And even though we can enjoy Stalin 3 as a traditional caning movie, we should be aware that we never want this to happen in reality. But unlike the characters, we can do something about that.

Apart from the above-mentioned, you’ll see five girls beaten with a rod by a sadistic female guard. You’ll see a girl forced to sit on a wooden horse while her back is whipped, along with crotch whipping and many other torments that the guards used to control their prisoners.

Bonus: FREE interview with Niki Flynn and others before and after caning scenes.
NOW: digitaly remastered, master quality, perfect, sharp digital video and audio will bring a new experience to viewers in all details.
Length: 55 min.

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