Jane Eyre

(DVD - 2007 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Jane Eyre

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Jane comes to Thornfield Hall as a governess to the young ward of Edward Rochester. Denied love all her life, Jane can't help but be attracted to the intelligent, vibrant, energetic Mr. Rochester, a man twice her age. But just when Mr. Rochester seems to be returning the attention, he invites the beautiful and wealthy Blanche Ingram and her party to stay at his estates. Meanwhile, the secret of Thornfield Hall could ruin all their chances for happiness.
Statement of Responsibility: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation ; screenplay by John Houseman, Aldous Huxley, Robert Stevenson ; directed by Robert Stevenson
Title: Jane Eyre
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. :, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment,, c2007
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 4 poster cards.
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Report This Jun 17, 2013
  • marcellmurray rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

This movie was originally going to receive a 3/5 Stars, but was downed to a 2/5 Stars for the most inaccuracy I have seen in a book adaptation. I wanted to watch this one, because I saw the other 3 (or 2 at the time), and might as well seen them all. The second reason why,was because Orson Welles was starring in it and I loved his work in Citizen Kane. (Rosebud) :p Still, I did enjoy him as Mr. Rochester, but again the inaccuracy struck this movie to the grade where it now stands. Jane Eyre is easily 2 hours long(When prominent details are placed)-not 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Report This Dec 17, 2012
  • Monolith rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A looming, gothic adaptation from future Disney masterpiece director Robert Stevenson. Gorgeously photographed with a foreboding score from composer Bernard Herrmann (Citizen Kane, North By Northwest, Psycho, etc.). Orson Welles was the quintessential showman -- he dominates as the dark Rochester. Joan Fontaine was delightful as the obstinate, tormented, delicate heroine. An eleven year old Elizabeth Taylor, and Peggy Ann Garner (of one of my all time favorite films, Elia Kazan's "A Tree Grows In Brooklyn") complement this wonderful classic. Beautiful film. FIVE STARS.

Report This Apr 28, 2012
  • voisjoe1 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Somehow I have never seen this film. It reminded me of Rebecca. Both starred brooding men with troubled but hidden pasts, living in large gothic mansions. Lots of dark shadows and lots of mystery. Orson Welles and Joan Fontaine are excellent in the lead roles.

Report This Aug 16, 2011
  • rtom77 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Orson Welles is the best Mr. Rochester on Film. This is not Disney, but is the work of Robert Stevenson so have included on "classic Disney @ EPL" list.


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Report This Jun 16, 2013
  • marcellmurray rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

"Stop your poor congratulations!! You're 15 years too late."

Report This Dec 17, 2012
  • Monolith rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Jane Eyre: "Are you going to be married, sir?" Edward Rochester: "Sometime -- why not? ...Well, I suppose you think no one will have me -- well you're wrong. You don't know these young ladies of fashion; they may not admire my person, but I assure you they... dote on my purse..."


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