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Director:
Writers:
Charlotte Brontë (novel)
Hugh Whitemore (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
12 April 1996 (USA) See more »
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The passionate tale of forbidden secrets!
Plot:
Jane Eyre is an orphan cast out as a young girl by her aunt, Mrs. Reed, and sent to be raised in a harsh charity school for girls... See more » | Add synopsis »
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This movie lacked the wonderfully romantic repartee between the two main characters which made the original novel so great. See more (117 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Franco Zeffirelli 
 
Writing credits
Charlotte Brontë (novel)

Hugh Whitemore (screenplay) and
Franco Zeffirelli (screenplay)

Josep Llurba  translation and adaptation

Produced by
Joyce Herlihy .... associate producer
Jean-François Lepetit .... co-producer (as Jean Francois Lepetit)
Dyson Lovell .... producer
Bob Weinstein .... co-executive producer
Harvey Weinstein .... co-executive producer
Giovannella Zannoni .... co-producer
Guy East .... executive producer (uncredited)
Riccardo Tozzi .... executive producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Claudio Capponi 
Alessio Vlad 
 
Cinematography by
David Watkin 
 
Film Editing by
Richard Marden 
 
Casting by
Noel Davis 
 
Production Design by
Roger Hall 
 
Art Direction by
Dennis Bosher 
Raimonda Gaetani 
 
Costume Design by
Jenny Beavan 
 
Makeup Department
Maria Teresa Corridoni .... hair stylist
Richard Glass .... contact lens optician
Judy Mitchell .... makeup artist
Sarah Monzani .... makeup artist
Martin Samuel .... hair stylist
Jemma Scott-Knox-Gore .... contact lens technician
 
Production Management
Angela Allen .... post-production supervisor
Riccardo Cardarelli .... production manager
Ray Freeborn .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jonathan Benson .... first assistant director
Peter Freeman .... first assistant director: second unit
Mimmola Girosi .... first assistant director (as Maria Teresa Girosi)
Peter Heslop .... second assistant director
Paul Higgins .... third assistant director
Justin Muller .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
John Allenby .... property master
Dennis Bovington .... construction manager
Karen Brookes .... set dresser
Colin Ellis .... standby props
Adam O'Neill .... draughtsman
Brian Read .... property buyer
John Rose .... storyboard artist
Howard Weaver .... scenic artist
 
Sound Department
Stan Fiferman .... foley artist
Dean Humphreys .... sound re-recording mixer
David Stephenson .... sound mixer
Nicholas Stevenson .... sound editor
Tim J. Carroll .... consultant: Dolby Digital (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Jeff Clifford .... special effects
Ricky Farns .... special effects (uncredited)
Martin Gutteridge .... special effects supervisor (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Graeme Crowther .... stunt coordinator
Joss Gower .... stunt double
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Marc Atherfold .... camera trainee
Robert Binnall .... first assistant camera
Fred Brown .... best boy (as Freddie Brown)
Derek V. Browne .... director of photography: second unit
Clive Coote .... still photographer
Tommy Finch .... gaffer (as Tom Finch)
Wick Finch .... gaffer: second unit
Mark Moriarty .... focus puller
Clive Prior .... second assistant camera
Jimmy Turrell .... camera operator: second unit
 
Casting Department
Paula Chevallet .... casting: France
David H. Kramer .... adr voice casting
Oded Levy .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Richard Cooke .... costume trainee
Jenny Hawkins .... wardrobe assistant
Janet Tebrooke .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Dan Edelstein .... supervising editor
Kevin Holt .... second assistant editor
Matthew Tucker .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Stefano Arnaldi .... orchestrator
Claudio Capponi .... orchestrator
Angelo Giovagnoli .... music coordinator
Claudio Messina .... music producer
Graham Sutton .... music editor
Alessio Vlad .... orchestrator
 
Other crew
Angela Allen .... script supervisor
Sabrina Canale .... personal assistant: Franco Zeffirelli
Juliette Caron .... dialogue coach
Sheila Carter .... choreographer
Marcello Daciano .... script supervisor
Noola Delaney .... location manager
Wayne Docksey .... animal master
Wayne Docksey .... farm animals (as Wayne Doxey)
Francesca Dowd .... production assistant
Lorraine Fennell .... production coordinator
Debbie Kaye .... horses and carriages
John Kearney .... horse wrangler
Gerard Naprous .... riding horses
Rachel Neale .... location manager
Caroline Pope .... choreographer
Tristan Whalley .... international publicity
Colin Bishop .... post-production script (uncredited)
V. Renee Taylor .... mix assistant: New York (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Roger Arar .... special thanks
Marian Davis .... special thanks
Carol Levi .... special thanks
Maggie Pope .... special thanks
Giuseppe Proietti .... special thanks
Alberto Soffientini .... special thanks
Rita Vergantini .... special thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre" - USA (complete title)
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MPAA:
Rated PG for thematic elements and brief violence
Runtime:
112 min
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Goofs:
Continuity: When young Jane and Helen Burns are lying together in bed, their hands and arms jump around between shots.See more »
Quotes:
Mr. Rochester:Sometimes I have the strangest feeling about you. Especially when you are near me as you are now. It feels as though I had a string tied here under my left rib where my heart is, tightly knotted to you in a similar fashion. And when you go to Ireland, with all that distance between us, I am afraid that this cord will be snapped, and I shall bleed inwardly.See more »
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47 out of 65 people found the following review useful.
This movie lacked the wonderfully romantic repartee between the two main characters which made the original novel so great., 29 June 2001
Author: cashby from Laurelton, New York, USA

What made the idea of seeing this movie so attractive was the hope that it would live up to Charlotte Bronte's brilliance of the original classic story. I was deeply disappointed to find that this movie, which seemed to be either written or filmed in great haste, had not the qualities that made the original novel so powerful. Much of the witty back and forth between the main characters, Jane Eyre and Mr. Rochester, seemed to be either missing from the screenplay or left on the cutting room floor. Also missing was Jane Eyre's charismatic sense of self, which enabled her to suffer through her turmoil and triumph over all. The original Jane Eyre was a hero. The woman in this movie did not seem to have much to triumph over, including one of the greatest parts of the story when Jane runs away from Thornfield and Mr. Rochester. Her struggle to find food and shelter, her shame at having to beg for bread, the threat of freezing to death in the cold, all to get away from a man she loved were, in my opinion, poignant parts of the story that were simply left out of this movie. The title character seemed dry and uninspired. The story was unappealing and for those who did not read the book, I cannot imagine that this story would be the least bit interesting. The screenplay and Direction did little if any credit to the classic story.

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