March 1917. World War I is already three years in. A sealed train with Russian emigrants keeps on driving from Germany and Sweden to St. Petersburg. The outlaws stand under the guidance of Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, otherwise known as Lenin. Two senior officers support thenrevolutionary bomb "to ensure that everything runs smoothly. Yet there are some unpleasant clashes between Socialists and enthusiastic workers who are worried about the war. During train travel, there comes an end to Lenin's affair with the gracious Inessa, and his wife Nadja is prepared take him back. The triumphant entrance in St. Petersburg will exceed all expectations.
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In the English version, an onscreen caption says that Russian refugees "are scattered all over Europa" (rather than "Europe"). See more