He combined lofty idealism with deadly ruthlessness forging an empire that changed the world. Vladimir Ilyich Lenin's vision of communism transformed the Soviet Union into a world power and galvanized political unrest in countless other nations. BIOGRAPHY profiles the fanatical philosopher who was catapulted to power by an incredible combination of passion luck and unlikely alliances. Valentin Berezhkov an interpreter for Stalin reveals "Uncle Joe's" relationship with his predecessor while Soviet historians examine Lenin's rise and rule. Excerpts from Lenin's writings expose his fixation on violence and rare film footage depicts the Bolshevik leader at the height of his power. From his childhood to the debate over his deceased body VLADIMIR LENIN: VOICE OF REVOLUTION offers a remarkable portrait of one of the 20th century's most towering figures. DVD Features: Interactive Menus; Scene Selection.