11 April 2013 3:00 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

In Robert Redford’s America, red, white and blue are all just varying shades of gray.

(From the pages of the April 9 issue of Variety.)

“I’m fascinated by the country I grew up in, and what that country really is, not just what it’s been propagandized to be,” says the 76-year-old actor-director, whose latest film “The Company You Keep” debuted this weekend in Los Angeles and New York.

As a younger man, Redford says, “it felt to me like America was always wanting to resolve things too quickly, without thinking through what the costs and consequences would be, and how that affects an individual living in that world. Then as I grew up and went about my life, I think I just got more and more interested in that gray area where things are not so easily quantified.”

Time and again over the course of his now 50-year career, »


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