Kate Soffel is married to a prison warden in Pittsburgh, and is the mother of their four children. Ed Biddle is a convicted murderer awaiting execution on death row with his brother Jack. 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.
- Year: 1984
- Country: United States of America
- Genre: Drama, Romance
- Studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
- Keyword: prison, prison warden, based on true story, prison escape, fugitive, family abandonment, child abandonment, posse, woman director, pittsburgh, pennsylvania, abandoned by mother, celebrity criminal, brothers, maximum security prison
- Director: Gillian Armstrong
- Cast: Diane Keaton, Mel Gibson, Matthew Modine, Edward Herrmann, Trini Alvarado, Jennifer Dundas