Promotional movie poster for the film
|Directed by||Gillian Armstrong|
|Produced by||Edgar J. Scherick
David A. Nicksay
|Written by||Ron Nyswaner|
|Music by||Mark Isham|
|Release date(s)||December 26, 1984|
|Running time||88 minutes|
Mrs. Soffel is a 1984 American film drama based on the true Buck McGovern and the Biddle Boys case of 1901 Pittsburgh, starring Diane Keaton and Mel Gibson. It was filmed on location in and around the Serez family Farm in Mulmer Ontario, as well as Wisconsin (train sequences) and establishing shots in Pittsburgh. The film was entered into the 35th Berlin International Film Festival.
- Diane Keaton - Kate Soffel
- Mel Gibson - Ed Biddle
- Matthew Modine - Jack Biddle
- Edward Herrmann - Warden Peter Soffel
- Trini Alvarado - Irene Soffel
- Jennifer Dundas - Margaret Soffel
- Danny Corkill - Eddie Soffel
- Harley Cross - Clarence Soffel
- Terry O'Quinn - Detective Buck McGovern
- Pippa Pearthree - Maggie
- William Youmans - Guard George Koslow
- Maury Chaykin - Guard Charlie Reynolds
- Joyce Ebert - Matron Agnes Garvey
- Wayne Robson - Halliday
- Dana Wheeler-Nicholson - Jessie Bodyne
Heather Graham had her first screen appearance as a factory girl but was uncredited.
Harley Cross's film debut.
- "Berlinale: 1985 Programme". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2011-01-09.
- Mrs. Soffel at the Internet Movie Database
- Capture of the Biddle Brothers film 1902
- Article on the Original Biddle Case from 1901
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