Wide Sargasso Sea (2006)


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feature of the same name, this British production from director Brendan Maher constitutes an adaptation of Jean Rhys's seminal 1966 novel Wide Sargasso Sea - itself a prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre. The Maher film, per its source novel, imagines the history and backstory of the first Mrs. Rochester, and tells how an innocent girl, torn violently between two cultures, ultimately became the infamous "madwoman in the attic" limned by Bronte. The tale begins in Jamaica of the 1830s, with … More

Rating: NC-17 (Rated NC-17 for strong, explicit sexuality)
Genre: Drama, Television
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On DVD: Jun 24, 2008
Acorn Media


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I LOVED IT! I loved the way they shot it. Edward seemed a bit too stiff, though I suppose that is his character. And Rebecca Hall was amazing!

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