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Jane Eyre (1970)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 24 March 1971
Jane Eyre is an orphan, sent to Lowood school, and eventually becomes a governess at Thornfield hall to a girl named Adele. While she is there, many strange things happen and eventually she... See full summary »

Director:

Delbert Mann

Writers:

Jack Pulman (screenplay), Charlotte Brontë (novel)
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
George C. Scott ... Edward Rochester
Susannah York ... Jane Eyre
Ian Bannen ... St. John Rivers
Jack Hawkins ... Mr. Brocklehurst
Nyree Dawn Porter ... Blanche Ingram
Rachel Kempson ... Mrs. Fairfax
Kenneth Griffith ... Mason
Peter Copley ... John
Clive Morton ... Mr. Eshton
Fanny Rowe Fanny Rowe ... Mrs. Eshton
Susan Lawe Susan Lawe ... Amy
Angharad Rees ... Louise
Carl Bernard Carl Bernard ... Lord Ingram
Nan Munro Nan Munro ... Lady Ingram
Hugh Latimer Hugh Latimer ... Col. Dent
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Jane Eyre is an orphan, sent to Lowood school, and eventually becomes a governess at Thornfield hall to a girl named Adele. While she is there, many strange things happen and eventually she and Edward Rochester, owner of Thornfield and Adele's guardian, fall in love. Suddenly, when Jane is about to win the happiness she deserves, a dark secret comes to light, and it will take all of her courage, love and understanding to triumph. Written by Julianna Peterson

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A great story of love, now a great motion picture. See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Trivia

As with most made-for-TV films of that era, this film premiered theatrically in Europe, but was only shown on television in the United States. See more »

Quotes

Edward Rochester: You saved my life.
Jane Eyre: Well... good night, sir.
Edward Rochester: I knew you would do me good. I've felt it always. There is something about you, Jane...
Jane Eyre: Well, good night, sir.
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Connections

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Soundtracks

Valse Cotillon
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Music by Eric Rogers
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User Reviews

 
Poor video quality
1 September 2003 | by tpotteraSee all my reviews

This film needs restoration. It is so dark in some places you can't really see anything. George C. Scott is flat and wooden; no emotion. Susannah York is too old for the part. The movie is too short. With all that said I still rate it a 7. Give it a try but lower your expectations.


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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 March 1971 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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