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The Nihilist (film)

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Born  Lentini, Italy
Era  Pre-Socratic philosophy
Died  Larissa, Greece
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Country  United States
The Nihilist (film) movie poster
Language  Silent film with English intertitles
Director  Wallace McCutcheon, Sr.
Writer  Frank Marion, Wallace McCutcheon
Release date  March 28, 1905 (1905-03-28)
Areas of interest  Ontology, Rhetoric, Moral relativism, Epistemology
Influenced  Plato, Antisthenes, Pericles
Influenced by  Empedocles, Parmenides, Zeno of Elea
Similar movies  Protagoras, Plato, Callicles, Prodicus, Parmenides

The nihilist 1905 film by w mccutcheon


The Nihilist is a 1905 American short silent film directed by Wallace McCutcheon, Sr.. It takes place in the Russian Empire and relates the story of a woman who joins the Nihilist movement and commits a suicide attack against the Governor's palace to avenge her husband who died because of police repression.

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The Nihilist (film) movie scenes best nihilistic movies The word Nihil is Latin root of nihilism Nihil means nothingness Commonly nihilism is employed in the expression of Nietzschean

Plot

After her husband has been arrested by the Tsarist police, a woman begs the governor for mercy, without success. He is condemned to be deported to Siberia and dies on the way. She decides to join a nihilist group and is ordered to bomb the governor's palace. She dies while completing her mission.

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The Nihilist (film) Wikipedia


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