Episode number 3 of Series “Western Civilization”.
Focuses on the years 1904-1905. Shows some of the causes of the Russian revolution that were visible more than a decade before Lenin arrived at the Finland station. Reveals the extreme contrasts of Russia, the role of the Czar, the workers, the revolutionaries and the peasants. Uses excerpts from the film “Nicholas and Alexandra (1971) starring Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman, Laurence Olivier.
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