Well-made Kafkaesque story with undertones of 1984
. Although THE REVOLUTIONARY was shot in London, its locale is never specified, and most of the lead actors are American. Voight is a radical student who feels that he has been betrayed by the political group to which he belongs because
they are establishing a policy of cooperation while he thinks more violent actions must be taken in order to alter the system. Voight and his lover, Wilcox-Horne, quit the student organization and join forces with Duvall, a tough factory worker who leads a local communist group. In his new role,
Voight becomes part of a general strike, which the authorities seek to quell. Once...