Mrs. Soffel

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Facts and Figures

Run time: 110 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 26th December 1984

Distributed by: MGM Home Entertainment

Production compaines: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 40%
Fresh: 4 Rotten: 6

IMDB: 6.2 / 10

Cast & Crew

Producer: , , Edgar J. Scherick

Starring: Diane Keaton as Kate Soffel, Mel Gibson as Ed Biddle, Matthew Modine as Jack Biddle, Edward Herrmann as Warden Peter Soffel, Trini Alvarado as Irene Soffel, Jennifer Dundas as Margaret Soffel (as Jennie Dundas)

Mrs. Soffel Movie Review


True stories don't get much steamier. At the turn of the century, a prison warden's uber-religious wife (Keaton) falls in love with a man on death row (Gibson). She helps him and his brother escape, and together the three go on the run, trying to make it to Canada.

Interesting to say the least, but unfortunately, the story isn't altogether accessible. Keaton's priss of a character doesn't really feel like the lovin' type, and Gibson (here, anyway) is too white collar to feel like a real criminal. It's all too well-heeled. Think Witnesswithout the pulp.


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