The Rider Named Death


Release Date: March 18, 2005
Running Time: 106 mins.
MPAA Rating: None
Box Office: $2,438.00
Genre: Adaptation, Biopic, Drama, Foreign, Historical


An active participant in the killing of Russian governors and ministers (including the 1904 assassination of Interior minister V.K. Plehve), Boris Savinkov (1879-1925) became a leader of the terrorist faction of Russia's Socialist-Revolutionary Party. Perceived as moderates next to the Bolshevik party--which campaigned for a Communist revolution--the Socialist-Revolutionaries were a key segment of a broad leftist coalition opposing the regime of Nicholas II, the last Russian Tzar, before the Bolshevik Party assumed power in 1917. Early twentieth-century Russia is shocked by a series of cold-blooded assassinations carried out by the notorious Combat Organization of the Socialist Revolutionary...

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