This film is the definitive account of one of the most significant events in the history of Communism, the effects of which have shaped the world we live in today. Leon Trotsky, the Russian idealist banished by Stalin, has been given sanctuary in Mexico in 1940, where he falls victim to an assassination attempt by a Stalinist sympathiser. Starring RICHARD BURTON, ALAIN DELON and ROMY SCHNEIDER. Directed by JOSEPH LOSEY.

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