Reds

United States, 1981

Film
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The story of the love affair of John Reed and Louise Bryant in a war-torn world and how the Russian Revolution shook their lives. Warren Beatty is John Reed, American Communist, journalist and activist who was buried in the Kremlin Wall. Diane Keaton is Louise Bryant, writer and feminist, whose love for Reed carries her across continents. Jack Nicholson is Eugene O’Neill, America’s greatest playwright, whose life intertwines romantically with Bryant’s. Maureen Stapleton portrays anarchist and feminist Emma Goldman, and Jerzy Kosinski plays Bolshevik leader Gregory Zinoviev.

Credits

production company

Paramount Pictures

producer/director

Warren Beatty

Duration

03:08:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324822

Language

English

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Communism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Reed, John, 1887-1920

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Adultery

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

History → History

History → Reed, John, 1887-1920

History → Soviet Union - History - Revolution, 1917-1921

Literature → O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953

People → O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953

People → Reed, John, 1887-1920

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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