Warren Beatty’s 1981 drama Reds is coming to DVD and high definition as a 25th Anniversary Edition.
Writing has been the only escape of Louise Bryant (Diane Keaton) until she goes to a lecture one night in 1912 and is mesmerized by a radical journalist, John Reed (Warren Beatty). She leaves her husband and goes to Greenwich Village with Reed where she keeps writing, covering the 1913 Armory Show of post-impressionist paintings from Europe. Reed is so wrapped up in changing the world that Louise leaves him for awhile and stays with a playwright, Eugene O’Neill. She returns to Reed. He goes to Russia and covers the 1917 Revolution. She never forgets Reed. the only American to be buried next to the Kremlin wall.
The film comes to DVD on October 10 as a 2-disc set, while the HD-DVD and Blu-Ray versions are scheduled for a November 7 release. Both versions will contain a number of featurettes and the movie’s trailer. The HD-DVD version will also contain a DTS audio track as well as 5.1 channel Dolby Digital Plus tracks in English, French and Spanish.
The DVD Special Edition will cost $19.99 while the high definition versions will have a $36.99 sticker price each.