PG-13 | | Drama, Romance
A mousy governess who softens the heart of her employer soon discovers that he's hiding a terrible secret.
This is possibly the first adaptation of Jane Eyre in which her rival, Blanche Ingram, is shown as described in the book: a striking black haired woman. In most other adaptations, she's played by women with bright blonde hair, likely as a contrast ... ...
Rochester: This hand.
Rochester: Jane Eyre. Jane Eyre.
Jane Eyre: Edward, I am come back to you... Fairfax Rochester with nothing to say?
Rochester: You're altogether a human being Jane.
Jane Eyre: I conscientiously believe so.
Rochester: I dream.
Jane Eyre: Awaken then.
During the first meeting between Mrs Fairfax, Mr Rochester and Jane Eyre; Mrs Fairfax serves tea and then sits down with her cup. The cup she is holding is clearly empty.
$182,885 (USA) (11 March 2011)
$11,232,825 (USA) (8 July 2011)
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