As much as you hear that people supposedly hate it when actors start talking about politics, Robert Redford has managed to sustain a lengthy and influential career both in front of and behind the camera while never shying away from the social issues that are most important to him. He’s often, though not always, picked projects (Jeremiah Johnson
, The Way We Were
, All the President’s Men
, A River Runs Through It
) that speak to his lefty and environmental interests. With his ninth directorial effort, The Company You Keep
, he examines what living by your ideals can cost you personally.
Redford stars as Jim Grant, a small-town law...