Blu-ray Release: I Want to Live!

Blu-ray Release Date: November 15, 2016
Price: Blu-ray $29.95
Studio: Twilight Time

The 1958 drama I Want to Live! tells the brutal true story of a brazen bad girl (Susan Hayward, who won an Academy Award for her performance) who is implicated in murder and sent to death row, where she awaits the ghastly inevitable while a journalist (Simon Oakland, Psycho) wages a campaign to save her life.

Susan Hayward in I Want to Live!

Susan Hayward in I Want to Live!

The singular Robert Wise (West Side Story) directs with almost unbearable, utterly brilliant tension. Highlighted by a jazz score from Johnny Mandel, available on this Twilight Time release as an isolated track.

Special features on this Twilight Time release include the following:
-Isolated score track with audio commentary segment by Robert Wise associate Mike Matessino
-Original Theatrical Trailer

As supplier Twilight Time prints up only 3,000 copies of each title, be sure to head over to the Twilight Time site or that of distributor Screen Archives NOW so you can put in your prebook order!

About Laurence

Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.