Three Russian women make bombs on the eve of March the First, 1881, part of the revolutionary group which assassinated Tsar Alexander II on that day. As the long night passes, they look back over their lives and their paths to this fateful point.

  • drama
  • 120
  • 3 total
  • 3 female identifying
  • 18+
  • adult, teen
  • Australian Script Centre


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Female | 20s | 3 to 5 minutes
Starts on page 57

EXTRACT: Ah! I see what's happened. We've got a "misdirected aim" here. You thought you were working for the good of the people, for the revolution, for the future of the world, for the rights of the oppressed, for the alleviation of starvation and misery, for the position of women, for political freedom, for the preservation of our earth, but actually, I 'm sorry, in fact your activities did more harm than good. There were all sorts of factors you didn't consider in the long term: You get nothing."

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