Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre (1996)

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This version of Charlotte Bronte's classic romance is greatly subdued and plays down the Gothic aspects in favor of creating a more realistic view of the star-crossed relationship between two tortured souls. The film follows the trials of the sad young governess as she finds love with her enigmatic employer.
Rating:
R
Genre:
Drama , Romance
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Studio:
Miramax

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Cast

William Hurt
as Rochester
Anna Paquin
as Young Jane
Geraldine Chaplin
as Miss Scatcherd
Fiona Shaw
as Mrs. Reed
Elle Macpherson
as Blanche Ingram
John Wood
as Mr. Brocklehurst
Leanne Rowe
as Helen Burns
Joan Plowright
as Mrs. Fairfax
Billie Whitelaw
as Grace Pool
Samuel West
as St. John Rivers
Amanda Root
as Miss Temple
Nic Knight
as John Reed
Nicola Howard
as Eliza Reed
Sasha Graff
as Georgiana Reed
Simon Beresford
as Henry Eshton
Chris Larkin
as Frederick Lynn
Miranda Forbes
as Lady Ingram
Ann Queensberry
as Lady Lynn
Sheila Burrell
as Lady Eshton
Sara Stevens
as Amy Eshton
Orina Messina
as Louisa Eshton
Marissa Dunlop
as Mary Ingram
Julian Fellowes
as Colonel Dent
Barry Martin
as Sir George Lynn
Walter Sparrow
as Lord Eshton
Steffan Boje
as Party Guest
Golda Broderick
as Mrs. Bennett
John Tranter
as Dr. Carter
Ralph Nossek
as Reverend Wood
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Critic Reviews for Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre

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Audience Reviews for Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre

The passionate tale of forbidden secrets! This Movie totally stole my Heart. Very intense and a great Love Story. It is based upon a book but I m glad that they are so Kind to make the Movies

Shadows are just as important as the light.

Wahida K
Wahida K

Super Reviewer

½

Whoa, way to take a feminist classic and make it as humanly boring and awkward as possible.

Jennifer Xu
Jennifer Xu

Super Reviewer

Based on Charlotte Bronte's book, this is a story of a young girl who has a terrible unbringing in a home. She goes to work as a governess for a little girl and falls for the master.

Candy Rose
Candy Rose

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