I Want to Live! Movie Review 1958

Information and Film Reviews for I Want to Live! the Movie

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Based on a scandalous true story, Hayward gives a riveting, Oscar-winning performance as a prostitute framed for the murder of an elderly woman and sentenced to death in the gas chamber. Producer Walter Wanger's seething indictment of capital punishment.

Distribution

Critics' Choice Video & DVD, PO Box 749, Itasca, IL 60143, Toll-free: 800-993-6357, Email: vcatalog@ccvideo.com, URL: http://www.ccvideo.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 120 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Death Row, Order in the Court, Oldest Profession, Women in Prison, Mistaken Identity
Screenplay
Nelson Gidding, Don Mankiewicz
Cast
Susan Hayward, Simon Oakland, Theodore Bikel, Virginia Vincent, Wesley Lau
Cinematography
Lionel Lindon
Director
Robert Wise
Music
Johnny Mandel
Other
William Hornbeck
Producer
Inc. Figaro

Awards

Oscars 1958: Actress (Hayward); Golden Globes 1959: Actress--Drama (Hayward); N.Y. Film Critics 1958: Actress (Hayward).

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