After placing an ad for employment as a governess, Jane Eyre (Samantha Morton) journeys to Thornfield Hall to inquire about a possible position. She is hired by the housekeeper, Mrs. Fairfax (Gemma Jones), to care for young Adele (Timia Berthome), the daughter of the brooding Mr. Rochester (Ciarán Hinds), who lives at the estate. After much trepidation, Eyre and Rochester begin a romantic relationship, but dark secrets surrounding Rochester threaten to destroy the couple's love.
A simple governess. A wealthy gentleman. And a secret that could destroy them both.
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When Mrs. Fairfax finds out that Mr. Rochester is coming home with a houseful of guests, and the staff gathers in the kitchen, the young actress that plays Adele turns and looks directly at the camera, smiles, and then turns to leave the scene. See more
Version of Jane Eyre
Nocturne in E-Flat Major, Op. 9, No. 2
Written by Frédéric Chopin See more