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19 October 1997 (USA) See more »
A simple governess. A wealthy gentleman. And a secret that could destroy them both.
Charlotte Bronte's classic novel is filmed yet again. The story of the Yorkshire orphan who becomes... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
Robert Young 
Writing credits
Charlotte Brontë (novel)

Richard Hawley 
Kay Mellor 
Peter Wight 

Produced by
Greg Brenman .... producer
Delia Fine .... executive producer: A&E Television Networks
Sally Head .... executive producer
Hugh Warren .... line producer
Original Music by
Richard Harvey 
Cinematography by
John McGlashan 
Film Editing by
Anthony Ham 
Casting by
Janey Fothergill 
Production Design by
Stephen Fineren 
Art Direction by
John Hill 
Costume Design by
Susannah Buxton 
Makeup Department
Elaine Davies .... makeup assistant
Jan Sewell .... hair designer
Jan Sewell .... makeup designer
Sian Turner .... makeup assistant
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Howard Arundel .... first assistant director
Julie Davis .... second assistant director
Barrie McCulloch .... third assistant director
Art Department
Mark Collisson .... construction manager
Danny Euston .... props master
Patrick Rolfe .... assistant art director
Mike Smith .... production buyer
Sound Department
Tim Alban .... dubbing mixer
Simon Gershon .... dubbing editor
Mervyn Moore .... boom operator
Alan O'Duffy .... sound recordist
Special Effects by
Evan Green-Hughes .... supervisor
Graham Povey .... special effects technician
Andy Bradford .... stunt coordinator
Peter Miles .... stunt performer
Dinny Powell .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Archie Dawson .... best boy
Paul Evemy .... gaffer
Liam Murphy .... focus puller
John Rake .... grip
Tamara Tracz .... clapper loader
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Liza Bracey .... wardrobe assistant
Lee Clayton .... costume cutter
Lee Clayton .... tailor
Dan Grace .... wardrobe assistant
Tessa Murray .... costume assistant
Other crew
Gwenda Bagshaw .... script executive
Roanna Benn .... script editor
Sanne Craddick .... production coordinator
Steve Dent .... horse master
Josh Dynevor .... location manager
Alan John .... production accountant
Alison Lang .... production secretary
Julia Richards .... script supervisor
Jane Soans .... location manager

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108 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Australia:PG | Finland:K-8 (video premiere) | Germany:6 | UK:PG

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5 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Disappointing, 17 July 2011
Author: nikkinaboo from UK

I have watched a fair few adaptations of Jane Eyre as it is one of my favourite books. Sadly, I found this version very disappointing. A strong cast was hampered by a poor script. When you have such rich source material, why tamper with it? I felt like I was watching a dumbed down Hollywood romance, full of clichéd lines and looks of longing.

I agree wholeheartedly with Rita Raftis in her description of Rochester and Jane. Both were portrayed contrary to the book. I usually enjoy the work of Ciaran Hinds and Samantha Morton, both strong actors, but if this was the first time I had seen either acting I would not search out any more of their work.

I also agree that the 1980s version starring Timothy Dalton is by far the most faithful adaptation I have seen. The interiors are obviously filmed in a studio and the age of some of the actors may be a little wrong but with regards to story and dialogue it is wonderful.

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