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Jane Eyre 

A young governess falls in love with her brooding and complex master. However, his dark past may destroy their relationship forever.
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 Lady Lynn 4 episodes, 2006
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 Lynn Brother 4 episodes, 2006
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 Dent Twin 4 episodes, 2006
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 Dent Twin 4 episodes, 2006
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 Mrs. Dent 4 episodes, 2006
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 Eliza Reed 3 episodes, 2006
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 Shepherd 2 episodes, 2006
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 Georgiana Reed 2 episodes, 2006
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 Mary Ingram 2 episodes, 2006
Bethany Gill ...
 Eliza Reed 2 episodes, 2006
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 Clergyman 2 episodes, 2006
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 Rosamond Oliver 2 episodes, 2006
Emma Lowndes ...
 Mary Rivers 2 episodes, 2006
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 Helen Burns 2 episodes, 2006
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 Celine Varens 2 episodes, 2006
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 Church Clerk 2 episodes, 2006
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The T.V. adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's novel Jane Eyre is about a young woman who becomes governess to the ward of Mr. Rochester, a brooding and enigmatic man. She falls in love with him. But what secrets lie in his past and threaten to enter his future? Written by Ga-bsi

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Drama | Romance

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21 January 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Trivia

Toby Stephens previously played Anne Bronte's lead male character, Gilbert Markham in The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1996)).Tara Fitzgerald, who played Jane's aunt Mrs. Reed, portrayed the 'tenant' and Gilbert's love interest, Helen Graham. See more »

Goofs

The view from Jane's bedroom changes several times. See more »

Quotes

Edward Fairfax Rochester: [about Mason] Take care of him at your house. We'll head over in a day or two to see how he does.
Doctor Carter: Very well.
Richard Mason: Edward...
[Rochester goes to him]
Richard Mason: [quietly] Take care of her as tenderly as you can.
Edward Fairfax Rochester: [presses his forehead's against his] I'll do my best. As I always have and always will.
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Connections

Version of Jane Eyre (1956) See more »

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The BBC have done it again
4 October 2006 | by See all my reviews

A wonderful adaptation of this classic. The casting is excellent, Ruth makes a delightful and intriguing Jane and Toby Stephens is an utterly fantastic Rochester. This is a compelling series, each episode leaves you anxious to see the next. The set designers, costume designers have excelled themselves and the lighting in particular is superb.

The acting is generally of an extremely high standard and has been very well cast. I would not be surprised to see this adaptation doing for Bronte what Pride and Prejudice did for Austen. Toby Stephens' Rochester is even more ruggedly handsome and desirable than Darcy (if that is at all possible). This should be on everyone's list of things to watch.


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