A young governess falls in love with her mysterious employer, but a terrible secret puts their happiness at risk.
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 Jane Eyre (10 episodes, 1983)
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 Edward Fairfax Rochester (9 episodes, 1983)
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 Grace Poole (6 episodes, 1983)
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The story of Jane Eyre, the plain quakerish governess is told from her childhood until she arrives at Thornfield Hall to tutor the young Adele. She finds herself intrigued by and attracted to Thornfield's owner, the dark, sardonic (natch) Mr. Rochester. But a dread secret resides in Thornfield Hall. Written by Kathy Li

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Actress Zelah Clarke considered this film to be the end of her acting career. She was quoted as saying "Everyone remembers the Rochesters; nobody remembers the Janes. See more »

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When Jane saves Mr. Rochester from his burning bed, he lends her his coat (with a fur collar) to wear because she is cold. When she finally leaves his room, she is still wearing the coat, but the next morning when Jane runs after Mr. Rochester to tell him that Grace Pool is in his room, he is wearing the coat for his morning ride to a house party. See more »

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Edward Fairfax Rochester: I wish at times I were a trifle better adapted to match with her, externally. Tell me now, fairy that you are, you couldn't give a charm or a filter or something of the sort?
Jane Eyre: I would be past the power of magic, sir.
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Version of Jane Eyre (1961) See more »

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Prelude in A Major, Op. 28, No. 7
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There is absolutely no blinkin' reason for anyone not to like this movie
2 August 2004 | by (Kitchener, Ontario - Canada) – See all my reviews

Jane Eyre is simply one of the best movies I've ever seen. It ranks very close to A&E's Pride and Prejudice with Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle, and is even better than that excellent series in regards to a beautiful atmosphere, faithfulness to the book, and amazing actors. Not a single actor is deficient in this movie; and to all comment makers who thought they found the movie boring or dull or uninteresting or TOO LONG! all I can say is: HAVE THEY READ THE BOOK? Charlotte Bronte's book is an absolutely smashing read, and the movie follows it almost to the letter. If they found the movie boring, they must have fallen asleep ten minutes into the book. I love movies that don't murder the novels they are based on and this movie, far from being an atrocious mutilation, is a great compliment to Charlotte Bronte's original masterpiece.


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