Mrs. Soffel
Mrs. Soffel (1984)

This drama centers on Kate, the sickly wife of Peter Soffel, a tough prison warden. One day Kate meets the notorious murderers Ed and Jack Biddle. Kate and Ed are immediately drawn to each other. Eventually Kate decides to leave her husband… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: January 8, 2002
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Critic Score: 40% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Derek Adams
Time Out

handsomely mounted period piece, but can't shake off a certain air of good manners

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

An unusual love story and a religious film about grace and forgiveness.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

didn't for one moment convince me that these were real people, acting from the bottom of their hearts.

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The outcome is predictable, and the prospectively livelier second half never breaks free from the torpor of the prison scenes.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

a very strange and maddening movie, being a fascinating tale that's nowhere as provocative as it first promises to be and as the reputations of everyone connected with it might lead you to expect.

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Christopher Null

True stories don't get much steamier.

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Flixster Audience Score: 46% Flixster User Reviews
Wahida K
I saw this Movie very long time ago. I was so fascinated of the movie. It is tiny bit dark for my test.
Anthony Valletta
Good performances, slow script.

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