PG-13 | | Drama, Romance
A mousy governess who softens the heart of her employer soon discovers that he's hiding a terrible secret.
Director Cary Fukunaga chose not to film any footage of Thornfield Hall burning down because he wanted the film to feel like the novel, which is entirely first-person from Jane's perspective. Since Jane is not present for the fire, Fukunaga didn't ... ...
I knew you would do me good in some way. I saw it in your eyes when I first beheld you.
The teacup that Jane is drinking out of is Belleek. Belleek porcelain was first produced in 1863 and was not widely available outside Ireland until the mid-1860s while the blue mark on Jane's cup was first used in 1993.
$182,885 (USA) (11 March 2011)
$11,232,825 (USA) (8 July 2011)
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