French label Carlotta Films has revealed that it is planning to bring the crime drama Violent Saturday at Blu-ray this April. The film is directed by Richard Fleischer and stars Victor Mature, Richard Egan, Lee Marvin, and Stephen McNally. Violent Saturday will hit stores on Blu-ray on April 3, 2013.
The film, set in a mining town, depicts the planning of a bank robbery as the nexus in the personal lives of several townspeople. Three men decide to rob a bank, but things go terribly wrong and they trigger a series of crises. The screenplay is written by Sydney Boehm and was based on the book by William L. Heath. Ernest Borgnine and Sylvia Sidney co-star in the film.
Violent Saturday was released in April 1955 and grossed over $1.25 million at the box office.