20th Fox Century Fox Home Entertainment has announced that it will release Viva Zapata! onto Blu-ray this Spring. The film was directed by Elia Kazan and is based on a screenplay by John Steinbeck. Viva Zapata! stars Marlon Brando, Jean Peters, Anthony Quinn, and Joseph Wiseman. The historical drama will be available online and in stores beginning on May 7th.
The film tells about the life and times of the legendary Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata. Marlon Brando, fresh from his success in A Streetcar Named Desire, gives a stunning portrayal of the outlaw turned revolutionary leader. The film also boasts Anthony Quinn’s 1952 Best Supporting Actor Oscar-Winning performance as Zapata’s brother.Viva Zapata! is one of the classic political movies and another fine example of Brando’s genius as a film actor.
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has not released any details concerning the exact tech specs and special features that will be included with the disc.