Jane Eyre (1983)

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A young governess falls in love with her mysterious employer, but a terrible secret puts their happiness at risk.

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Zelah Clarke ...
 Jane Eyre (10 episodes, 1983)
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 Edward Fairfax Rochester (9 episodes, 1983)
Carol Gillies ...
 Grace Poole (6 episodes, 1983)
James Marcus ...
 John (5 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. 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 (1955) See more »

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Prelude in A Major, Op. 28, No. 7
Written by Frédéric Chopin
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The best "Jane Eyre" that I've ever seen!
20 June 2002 | by (Seoul, South Korea) – See all my reviews

I have to say that this miniseries was the best interpretation of the beloved novel "Jane Eyre". Both Dalton and Clarke are very believable as Rochester and Jane. I've seen other versions, but none compare to this one. The best one for me. I could never imagine anyone else playing these characters ever again. The last time I saw this one was in 1984 when I was only 13. At that time, I was a bookworm and I had just read Charlotte Bronte's novel. I was completely enchanted by this miniseries and I remember not missing any of the episodes. I'd like to see it again because it's so good. :-)


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