Reds (film)

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Reds is a 1981 film about a radical American journalist who becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.

Directed by Warren Beatty. Written by Warren Beatty and Trevor Griffiths

John Reed[edit]

  • Economic freedom for women means sexual freedom, and sexual freedom means birth control...


  • Interviewee: I said, I think, that a guy who's always interested in the condition of the world and changing it either has no problems of his own or refuses to face them.
  • Interviewee: Kerensky was anxious to conduct it [World War I], produce some battalions of women who were going to go and fight.
  • Interviewee: We all have problems, don't you know? But to take on the problem of all humanity, to save all humanity, my God, that was too big even for Jesus Christ.


Lee Slater Overman: ...are there no decent, God-fearing Christians among the Bolsheviks?
Louise Bryant: Does one have to be God-fearing and Christian to be decent?


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