Jane Eyre Poster

Release Date: 1944

DVD Release Date: April 24th, 2007

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
Based on the renowned Charlotte Brontë novel, this drama depicts the trials and tribulations of young English woman Jane Eyre (Joan Fontaine). Orphaned and raised in an abusive home, Jane eventually becomes a governess at Thornfield Hall, where she falls for its older aristocrat owner, Edward Rochester (Orson Welles). However, numerous obstacles stand in the way of Jane and Edward's romance, and their love may not survive a series of dramatic and unfortunate events.

Cast: Joan Fontaine, Orson Welles, Margaret O'Brien, Peggy Ann Garner, John Sutton, Sara Allgood, Henry Daniell, Agnes Moorehead

Director: Robert Stevenson

Genres: Drama

Production Co: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Emotional, Fall, Dark, England, Love, Melodramatic, Forbidden love