• Mrs. Soffel (1984)

Mrs. Soffel

Release Date: 1984

DVD Release Date: January 8th, 2002

PG-13 |1 hr 52 min

Plot Summary

Kate Soffel (Diane Keaton) is married to a prison warden in Pittsburgh, and is the mother of their four children. Ed Biddle (Mel Gibson) is a convicted murderer awaiting execution on death row with his brother, Jack (Matthew Modine). When Kate meets Eddie through her Bible readings to the prisoners, she is drawn to him, and they pursue a clandestine relationship. She agrees to help the brothers escape, and begins a treacherous journey with them to freedom in Canada.

Cast: Diane Keaton, Mel Gibson, Matthew Modine, Edward Herrmann, Trini Alvarado, Jennifer Dundas, Danny Corkill, Terry O'Quinn

Director: Gillian Armstrong

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Murder, Prison, Police officer, Pursuit, Gritty, Brother, Forbidden love, Escape, Wife, Marriage, Suspenseful, Emotional


Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama