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Exclusive Clip from ‘Jane Eyre’

posted by Nell Minow

A new version of the classic book by Charlotte Bronte is coming to the screen. “Jane Eyre,” the story of the shy governess who loves her brooding employer, a man with a dark secret.

It has been filmed many times, with some of the best versions starring Joan Fontaine and Orson Welles (with a brief appearance by a very young Elizabeth Taylor), Susannah York and George C. Scott, and Charlotte Gainsbourg and William Hurt, and Samantha Morton and Ciaran Hinds.

Here is an exclusive glimpse of the upcoming version with Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Dame Judi Dench, and Sally Hawkins. It opens in select theaters on March 11.

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    The Jane Eyre 2006 DVD is my favorite adaptation. Ruth Wilson and Toby Stephens was spectacular in that version. It would be hard topping that but I’m looking forward to watching the 2011 film nonetheless. :)

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