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Jane Eyre (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Romance  -  19 October 1997 (USA)
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Charlotte Bronte's classic novel is filmed yet again. The story of the Yorkshire orphan who becomes a governess to a young French girl and finds love with the brooding lord of the manor is ... See full summary »

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

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Charlotte Bronte's classic novel is filmed yet again. The story of the Yorkshire orphan who becomes a governess to a young French girl and finds love with the brooding lord of the manor is given a standard romantic flare, but sparks do not seem to happen between the two leads in this version. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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A simple governess. A wealthy gentleman. And a secret that could destroy them both.

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Nocturne in E-Flat Major, Op. 9, No. 2
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The most romantic film I've ever seen.
28 July 1999 | by (Sudbury, Canada) – See all my reviews

After I finished watching this film, I rewound it and watched it again. It is totally captivating. For me to really enjoy a book or a film, I have to like the characters, and I love the characters in "Jane Eyre." Samantha Morton is the perfect Jane: reserved, but not stiff. Ciaran Hinds as the gruff but passionate Mr. Rochester brings this (dare I say) "melodramatic" character to Earth. And the scenery...!!! I recently read the novel and found that they tweaked the story a bit, but captured its essence precisely

  • purists won't be disappointed. I only wish they'd made a 5-hour


mini-series out of it!


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