• 1981
  • PG
  • 195 min
  • USA
  • biography, drama, history

A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.

Director: Warren Beatty

Writer: Warren Beatty, Trevor Griffiths

Stars: Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Edward Herrmann, Jack Nicholson, Jerzy Kosinski

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  • Warren Beatty
    Warren Beatty
    It might have been easy to write off American actor Warren Beatty as merely the younger brother of film star Shirley MacLaine, were it not for the fact that Beatty was a profoundly gifted performer whose creative range extended beyond mere acting. After studying at Northwestern University and with acting coach Stella_Adler, Beatty was being groomed for stardom almost before he was of voting age,...

Main Cast


Tagline: Not since Gone With The Wind has there been a great romantic epic like it!

Certificate: PG

Genres: biography, drama, history, romance

Keywords: journalist, russian revolution 1917

Categories: revolution, russia, communism, year 1917, russian revolution, soviet union, saint petersburg, journalist, october revolution, russian civil war, american abroad, writer, russian history, martial law, party member, socialism, proletariat, language barrier, finland, femminism, labor dispute, idealism, 1910s, 1920s, political activism, revolutionary, bolshevik revolution, repression, epic, love triangle, world war one


Producer: Warren Beatty

Editor: Dede Allen, Craig McKay

Casting: Noel Davis, Patsy Pollock

Director of photography: Vittorio Storaro

Original music composer: Stephen Sondheim

Costume design: Shirley Russell

Executive producer: Dede Allen, Simon Relph

Associate producer: David Leigh MacLeod

Production design: Richard Sylbert

Details and Technical Specs

Runtime: 195 min

Country: USA

Language: English, Russian, German, Italian, Finnish

Sound Mix: Mono

Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1

Color: Color