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Jane Eyre (1970)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  24 March 1971 (USA)
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Jane Eyre is an orphan, sent to Lowood school, and eventually becomes a governess at Thornfield hall to a girl named Adele. While she is there, many strange things happen and eventually she... See full summary »

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A modern take on Charlotte Bronte's novel 'Jane Eyre.'

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Jane Eyre is an orphan, sent to Lowood school, and eventually becomes a governess at Thornfield hall to a girl named Adele. While she is there, many strange things happen and eventually she and Edward Rochester, owner of Thornfeild and Adele's guardian, fall in love. Suddenly, when Jane is about to win the happiness she deserves, a dark secret comes to light, and it will take all of her courage, love and understanding to triumph. Written by Julianna Peterson

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A great story of love, now a great motion picture.

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As with most made-for-TV films of that era, this film premiered theatrically in Europe, but was only shown on television in the United States. See more »

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Edward Rochester: No husband yet? That's bad, Jane. You're not pretty, you know, you can't be choosey.
Jane Eyre: No, sir.
Edward Rochester: Still, I'm surprised you've not been asked.
Jane Eyre: I didn't say I had not been asked, sir.
Edward Rochester: I see. That's good, Jane, you should be married.
Jane Eyre: Yes, sir, I think so. And so should you. You can't be choosey, sir, any more than I.
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Music by Eric Rogers
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Awful treatment of a great movie
31 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I bought the DVD version of this movie on the recommendation of my wife who loved the version she saw aired in television. But the version put to DVD was a disaster. The lighting was poor to non-existent and entire scenes were simply excised. In one instance Adele is being put to bed, and we immediately cut to another scene - coming in in mid-sentence - where it's the next night. Characters such as Grace Poole and Mason are never even introduced, leaving one to wonder if they'd dozed off for a few minutes during the movie.

The DVD we saw was produced by Platinum Disc Corp and even at $6.32 it was a gyp.

Be careful which version of this movie you buy! We're sending this one back.


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