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Wide Sargasso Sea (2006)

TV-MA | | Drama, Romance | TV Movie 9 October 2006
The first Mrs. Rochester recalls how she met her future husband and eventually came to be imprisoned in the attic at Thornfield Hall.

Director:

Brendan Maher

Writers:

Jean Rhys (novel), Charlotte Brontë (characters) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Rafe Spall ... Edward Rochester
Rebecca Hall ... Antoinette Cosway
Nina Sosanya ... Christophine
Victoria Hamilton ... Aunt Cora
Fraser Ayres ... Daniel
Lorraine Burroughs ... Amelie
Alex Robertson Alex Robertson ... Richard Mason
Karen Meagher Karen Meagher ... Grace Poole
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Storyline

In this prequel to Jane Eyre, Edward Rochester finds himself in Jamaica looking to make his fortune. As the second son, the expectation is that his brother will inherit the family estate and so his future must lie elsewhere. He soon meets Antoinette Cosway and is offered a substantial dowry to marry her. Only after the wedding does he learn of her family history, including the madness that afflicted her mother. Their relationship in a constant downward spiral, he decides that they should return to England where he keeps her locked away in her room. Written by garykmcd

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Drama | Romance

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Official Sites:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 October 2006 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Kaukainen sargassomeri See more »

Filming Locations:

Jamaica

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Budget:

£800,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Antoinette Cosway: I loved this place. I loved it with all my heart, and now you've made it a place I hate. I used to think if I lost everything I would still have this, but now I have nothing and I hate it like I hate you and I swear before I die I will show you just how much!
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22 June 2017 | by lamegabyteSee all my reviews

To understand why Rebecca excites me, you can look my posts about Crystal Klein (#39) and Laure Sinclair (#43), Ashley Smith (#76), Jade Nile (#92). All those babes are like Nomi Malone from « Showgirls », they are all look alike of the same girl i worked with for 3 years. That's when beauty is really a divine mix and is out of words : maybe taken together those 5 babes seems different, but for me, they all have a distinct feature I liked in my past coworker. With Rebecca, i would say her pout, her stance and her big smile ! It was luck that lead me to meet her : i have got a free movie ticket : i went to see « Frost vs Nixon » and Bam ! I'm sure also that Rebecca being British helped also because she has this distinct class of bearing that breaths education and politeness and for whatever reasons, i feel also very Anglo- Saxon in spite of being french !

In « VCB », « IR3 », she was definitely a great addition and delivered always great work ! Now, this Caribbean movie is so far the best she has done for me ! First good thing here is that the movie is ultra fast : 80 minutes ! Sure, as a novel adaptation, a lot has been cut but the essential is here and the pace is straight to the point : Rebecca plays with grace all her phases : the candid, the happy, the wounded and at last, the lunatic ! Her partner is also excellent because right from the start, he plays the fragile, anxious one… So in this humid jungle and lonely mansion, they are easy preys and fall to their doom.

And her excerpt is really good: missionary style, grasping her lover and climaxing, very very hot!!


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