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Director:
Writers:
Charlotte Brontë (novel) and
Alexander Baron (dramatisation)
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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
9 October 1983 (UK) See more »
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Plot:
A young governess falls in love with her mysterious employer, but a terrible secret puts their happiness at risk. Full summary »
Awards:
2 wins & 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
There is absolutely no blinkin' reason for anyone not to like this movie See more (133 total) »

Cast

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Zelah Clarke ... Jane Eyre (10 episodes, 1983)

Timothy Dalton ... Edward Fairfax Rochester (9 episodes, 1983)
Carol Gillies ... Grace Poole (6 episodes, 1983)
James Marcus ... John (5 episodes, 1983)
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Series Directed by
Julian Amyes (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Alexander Baron (unknown episodes)
Charlotte Brontë (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Barry Letts .... producer (11 episodes, 1983)
 
Series Original Music by
Paul Reade (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
David Doogood (unknown episodes)
John Kenway (unknown episodes)
Keith Salmon (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Ian Collins (unknown episodes)
Oliver White (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting by
Jenny Jenkins (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Design by
Michael Edwards (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume Design by
Gill Hardie (unknown episodes)
 
Series Makeup Department
Gill Hughes .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
David Ackrill .... dressing props (11 episodes, 1983)
 
Series Other crew
Terrance Dicks .... script editor (unknown episodes)
Margot Eavis .... video presentation: BBC (unknown episodes)
 

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UK:30 min (11 episodes) | USA:239 min
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Trivia:
Actress Zelah Clarke considered this film to be the end of her acting career.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Mr. Rochester is seated with a sprained ankle on the sofa as he attempts to draw Jane out. At first, Mr. Rochester's left leg is stretched out and his right is bent upright. When he tells Jane to play the piano in the next room, he is shown with his right leg stretched out and his left leg is bent. When Jane re-enters the room, his leg is switched again.See more »
Quotes:
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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Soundtrack:
Piano Sonata No. 11 in A major, K. 331: I. Andante graziosoSee more »

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Who else has played Jane Eyre on screen?
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26 out of 32 people found the following review useful.
There is absolutely no blinkin' reason for anyone not to like this movie, 2 August 2004
Author: jimmystewart2 from Kitchener, Ontario - Canada

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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