The Comany You Keep is based on the novel of the same name written by Neil Gordon co-stars Richard Jenkins, Shia LaBeouf, Anna Kendrick and Brendan Gleeson to name but a few.
Here’s the plot of the novel and you can watch the set visit report and interviews with Robert Redford and Richard Jenkins embedded below. Enjoy!
Set against the rise and fall of the radical antiwar group the Weather Underground, The Company You Keep is a sweeping American saga about sacrifice, the ecstatic righteousness of youth, and the tension between political ideals and family loyalties. When Jason Sinai, one of the last Vietnam-era fugitives still wanted on murder charges for a robbery gone wrong in 1974, encounters a young newspaper reporter in search of a story, he must abandon years of safe underground life for the dangerous life of the road traveling across America and deep into his past. It is a vivid re-creation of lives lived undergroundof battle-scarred veterans, ideologues, profiteers, criminals, and bystanders.