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Jane Eyre

(DVD - 2011 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Jane Eyre


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When orphaned governess Jane Eyre arrives at imposing Thornfield Hall, she's intrigued by her brooding, wealthy employer, Rochester. His dark moods and the strange occurrences in the house lead her to discover a terrible secret that he had hoped to hide from her forever.
Statement of Responsibility: Focus Features presents ; in association with BBC Films ; a Ruby Films production ; directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga ; screenplay by Moira Buffini ; produced by Alison Owen, Paul Trijbits
Title: Jane Eyre
[videorecording]
Publisher: Universal City, Calif. :, Universal,, [2011]
Country of Producing Entity: United States Great Britain
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (2 hr., 1 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
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Report This Apr 07, 2014
  • xeta rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

In my humble opinion, I feel that Mia Wasikowska who was in "Alice in Wonderland" is not suitable for this Jane role. Her facial expression seems to show displeasure and fear when Jane is supposed to be expressionless and brave mixed with curiosity and adventurousness. Also, too bad, the first half of the story development was not seamless. A few more minutes would have sufficed this.

Report This Mar 24, 2014
  • ashleysears rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

It took me a couple times to get through this movie. I didn't really feel the connection between the them, they met and are in love all of a sudden? I felt like there were parts missing from the story.

Report This Mar 06, 2014
  • LadySugar rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

This story was quite intriguing, I was thoroughly engaged by it. There were some parts where I did not undersatnd the quick transition from one scene to the next and there should have been more development of the love story between Jane and Rochestor. Overall it was a nice, and better than expected.

Report This Dec 31, 2013
  • rklundberg rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

This version is like reading the cliff notes for Jane Eyre. It is a dumb down version of the movie. Dialog and acting very poor. Normally our teenage daughter will watch period movies we check out more than once. We watched this one last night and we both were very disappointed. All the previous Jane Eyre movies are much better than this one. We wouldn't give it a one star rating.

Report This Sep 12, 2013
  • voisjoe1 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

This is the second Jane Eyre I've seen, the other being the black and white with Orson Welles and Joan Fontaine in the lead roles. This version was excellent with Michael Fassbender playing Rochester and Mia Wasikowska as Jane Eyre. This is such a great story and the lead roles were great in both versions. Jane being quite quiet and reserved and Fassbender somewhat cold, lonely and distant.

Report This Sep 12, 2013
  • jamilad rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I thought the movie was quite beautiful, but 2 hours just doesn't give Jane Eyre justice. Felt a little rushed and hard to see full connection between Jane and Rochester. The 2006 version has more of the story...

Report This Sep 03, 2013
  • surfing59 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

i loved this movie. i have watched the four hour version with Toby Stevens but i thought that in this version the casting and chemistry between the actors was better. I wish they had made this movie four hours long because i thought the romance part was a little rushed. But overall i really loved this movie the most out of all the Jane Eyre's. A definite must see.

Report This Aug 08, 2013
  • sarahalston rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Every scene of this film is like a painting. This is a breathtaking interpretation of Jane Eyre.

Report This Jul 29, 2013
  • aboyter rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I didn't think I was going to like this version because both Edward and Jane are Hollywood pretty (not following the book) but the movie was excellent. Even though it was limited to two hours they did a very good job compacting the novel. And I did enjoy how they made the movie into a series of back-flashes, turning the plot into a semi-mystery.

Report This Jul 22, 2013
  • catinthehat17 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I was transfixed by this movie, loved the invoked moodiness of the characters/film and the sheer emotions...already passed it on to my neighbor!

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Report This Apr 12, 2012
  • jayblock rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Elegantly told and the cinematography is extraordinary.

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Report This Jun 17, 2013
  • marcellmurray rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

"Jane! Jane!! Jane!!!!!"

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

Rochester: "Do you never laugh, Miss Eyre? Only rarely, perhaps. But you're not naturally austere, any more than I'm naturally vicious. I can see in you the glance of a curious sort of bird through the close-set bars of a cage, a vivid, restless, captive. Were it but free, it would soar, cloud high."

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

Rochester: "Were you happy when you painted these?" Jane Eyre: "Yes. To paint is one of the keenest pleasures I have ever known." Rochester: "Then your pleasures have been few. Are you satisfied with them?" Jane Eyre: "Far from it. I imagine things I'm powerless to execute."

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