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Series cast summary:
 Jane Eyre (5 episodes, 1973)
 Edward Rochester (5 episodes, 1973)
Hazel Clyne ...
 Leah (4 episodes, 1973)
Megs Jenkins ...
 Mrs. Fairfax (4 episodes, 1973)
Isabelle Rosin ...
 Adèle (4 episodes, 1973)
Zara Jaber ...
 Grace Poole (4 episodes, 1973)
Ronald Mayer ...
 John (4 episodes, 1973)
Jean Harvey ...
 Mrs. Reed (3 episodes, 1973)
Anna Korwin ...
 Sophie (3 episodes, 1973)
Edward de Souza ...
 Richard Mason (2 episodes, 1973)


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27 September 1973 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Джейн Еър  »

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Jane Eyre: I was myself still, without obvious change. Yet where was the Jane Eyre of yesterday? Where were her hopes? Where were her prospects? My hopes were all dead: struck with a subtle doom as in one night fell on all the first-born of Egypt. I looked on my cherished wishes: they lay still, stark corpses that could never revive. I looked at my love: it shivered in my heart like a suffering child in a cold cradle.
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Cusack and Jayston are the finest.
11 November 1999 | by (Maryland, USA) – See all my reviews

This is probably the best treatment of Jane Eyre I've seen. A novel this rich does not adapt well to a two hour film, and this five hour production allows for a more than adequate treatment of the depth and scope of Bronte's work. The narration by Jane herself is a unique approach that I found very interesting and added to the depth of not only Jane herself but also to the other characters about whom she continually muses. Sorcha Cusack and Michael Jayston are excellently paired and are, in my opinion, the finest Jane and Rochester I've seen, both in terms of characterization and looks. Finally a Jane and Rochester who aren't too beautiful!

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