Plot & Details
Screen newcomer Ruth Wilson assumes the role of Charlotte Brontë's eponymous heroine in director Susanna White and screenwriter Sandy Welch's adaptation of the classic 1847 novel. Jane Eyre is a plain but spirited woman who leaves behind the cruel confines of a charity home to work as a governess for the enigmatic Edward Rochester (Toby Stephens). The master of Thornfield Hall, Rochester hires Jane to watch over the young Adele. As a series of increasingly strange occurrences begin to unfold in Thornfield Hall's North Tower, the young governess attempts to maintain her virtue while entering into a soulful relationship with her unrepentantly lecherous employer.
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 228min.
- DVD Release Date: 02/20/2007
- Director(s): Susanna White
- Starring: Ruth Wilson , Toby Stephens , Francesca Annis , Christina Cole , Lorraine Ashbourne
- Themes: Servants and Employers,Orphans,Haunted By the Past,Star-Crossed Lovers
- Tone: Atmospheric,Earnest,Goth,Intimate,Melancholy,Somber,Stylized
- Keywords: governess, lecher, relationship, secrets, virtue
- Language: English
Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
|Year||Award||Category||Cast & Crew||Result|
|2007||Academy of Television Arts and Sciences||Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special||Sandy Welch||Nominated|