A young governess falls in love with her mysterious employer, but a terrible secret puts their happiness at risk.
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Complete series cast summary:
...  Jane Eyre 10 episodes, 1983
...  Rochester / ... 9 episodes, 1983
Carol Gillies ...  Grace Poole 6 episodes, 1983
James Marcus ...  John 5 episodes, 1983
Shady ...  Pilot 5 episodes, 1983
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The story of Jane Eyre, the plain quakerish governess is told from her childhood until she arrives at Thornfield Hall to tutor the young Adele. She finds herself intrigued by and attracted to Thornfield's owner, the dark, sardonic (natch) Mr. Rochester. But a dread secret resides in Thornfield Hall. Written by Kathy Li

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Zelah Clarke considered this film to be the end of her acting career. She was quoted as saying "Everyone remembers the Rochesters; nobody remembers the Janes." See more »

Goofs

When Jane saves Mr. Rochester from his burning bed, he lends her his coat (with a fur collar) to wear because she is cold. When she finally leaves his room, she is still wearing the coat, but the next morning when Jane runs after Mr. Rochester to tell him that Grace Pool is in his room, he is wearing the coat for his morning ride to a house party. See more »

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Edward Fairfax Rochester: I wish at times I were a trifle better adapted to match with her, externally. Tell me now, fairy that you are, you couldn't give a charm or a filter or something of the sort?
Jane Eyre: I would be past the power of magic, sir.
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Version of Jane Eyre (1955) See more »

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Prelude in A Major, Op. 28, No. 7
Written by Frédéric Chopin
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Really, Really Excellent
21 February 2001 | by See all my reviews

I really have to say, this was always a favorite of mine when I went to see my grandma. And it still is. It is very, very close to the book. The way it is filmed, and the players were just all excellent! I have to recommend this movie to everyone who hasn't seen it. Almost everyone I talk to hates TV movies, but this was really great! I gave it 10/10.


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