Nominated For 12 Academy AwardsÂ® Winner Best Director
Academy AwardÂ® -winning director Warren Beatty's acclaimed epic comes to DVD for the first time as a two-disc Special Collector's Edition laden with never-before-seen special features. The film, based on actual events, tells the story of John Reed (Beatty), American Communist, journalist and activist, whose love affair with writer/feminist Louise Bryant (Diane Keaton) unfolds against the explosive backdrop of the Russian Revolution. Jack Nicholson, Paul Sorvino, Maureen Stapleton, Edward Herrmann and Jerzy Kosinski also star in this classic film masterpiece, which garnered more Academy AwardÂ® nominations for 1981 - twelve - than any other film in the previous 15 years. On OscarÂ® Night, Reds walked away with coveted statuette for Best Director (Beatty), Best Supporting Actress (Stapleton), and Vittorio Storaro's sweeping cinematography.