If you get the chance, I urge you to watch it. It brings to mind the phrase, "The abomination of desolation" which I have always believed centers on the exaltation of man without God. Interestingly, both Patricia Neal and her co-star Gary Cooper (with whom she had a relationship - and then an abortion!) became Catholics in later life; "Man proposes, but God disposes".
Watch the trailer for the film and then the interview with the writer Ayn Rand. I think it may chill your blood. This kind of militant atheism reminds us of the more pathetic kind we get today from intellects that seem like pygmies compared to her. The roots are the same, and they go all the way down to Hell.