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Jane Eyre-Masterpiece Theater DVD 1 of 1

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Format: DVD
Sku: 204071343
UPC: 783421416192
UPC 14: 00783421416192
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As Seen on Public Television.
After a wretched childhood, orphaned jane eyre yearns for new experiences. She accepts a governess position at thornfield hall, where she tutors a lively french girl named adele. She soon finds herself falling in love with the brooding master of the house - the passionate Mr. Rochester.

"...splendidly retold......shows off a richness American TV projects rarely attempt...  Dennis Moore, USA Today
"...excellent performance from Toby Stephens, who manages to make Rochester simultaneously macho and vulnerable...  The Guardian
"A wonderfully reconceived and re-energized production, beautifully stylized...exceptional...  The Sunday Times

Editor's Note
Charlotte Brontë's Gothic romance gets the BBC and Masterpiece Theater treatment in this two-part miniseries. Ruth Wilson plays the title role, one of the most beloved characters in classic fiction, thanks to her independence and intelligence. After a difficult childhood, Jane finds work as a governess at Thornfield Hall. There she meets and falls in love with its mysterious owner, Edward Rochester (Toby Stephens), though things aren't as simple as they seem. Prior to this role, Stephens may have been most recognizable for playing a Bond villain in DIE ANOTHER DAY. But he turns in a performance here that may place him next to Colin Firth's legendary Mr. Darcy in the hearts of viewers.


Video Features DVD, Letterbox, No Longer Produced

Technical Info

Release Information
Video Mfg Name Studio: PBS
Video Release Date Release Date: 2/20/2007
Video Play Time Running Time: 240 minutes
Video Release Year Original Release Date: 2007
Video CategoryId Catalog ID: 41619
Video UPC UPC: 00783421416192
Video Number of Discs Number of Discs: 2

Audio & Video
Video Original Language Original Language: English
Video Audio Spec Available Audio Tracks: English [CC], English
Video Color Spec Video: Color

Cast & Crew

Video Cast Info Aidan McArdle
Video Cast Info Francesca Annis
Video Cast Info Ruth Wilson
Video Cast Info Toby Stephens
Video Cast Info Charlotte Bronte - Based On Book By
Video Cast Info Diederick Santer - Producer
Video Cast Info Grenville Horner - Production Designer
Video Cast Info Jason Krasucki - Editor
Video Cast Info Mike Eley - Cinematographer
Video Cast Info Patrick Rolfe - Art Director
Video Cast Info Rebecca Eaton - Executive Producer
Video Cast Info Robert Lane - Original Music By
Video Cast Info Sandy Welch - Screenplay
Video Cast Info Susanna White - Director

Professional Reviews

Ultimate DVD
4 stars out of 5 -- "Beautifully shot and superbly acted, this is period drama at its finest." 03/01/2007 p.131

Product Attributes

Product attributeActor:   Masterpiece Theatre
Product attributeMusic Format:   DVD
Product attributeVideo Format:   DVD
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