Jane Eyre


1h 57m 1996

Brief Synopsis

As a child, young Jane is a poor orphan who is mistreated by her relatives. Cast out of Gateswood, her cruel Aunt Reed's house, she's sent to the grim Lowood School. Jane, who is spirited and outspoken, becomes the unfortunate scapegoat of Mr. Brocklehurst, the school's headmaster, and Miss Scatcher

Film Details

Also Known As
Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1996
Distribution Company
MIRAMAX
Location
Ealing Studios, London, England, United Kingdom; Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom; Western England, United Kingdom; Twickenham Studios, London, England, United Kingdom; Southeastern England, United Kingdom; Bray Studios, Bray, England, United Kingdom; Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 57m

Synopsis

As a child, young Jane is a poor orphan who is mistreated by her relatives. Cast out of Gateswood, her cruel Aunt Reed's house, she's sent to the grim Lowood School. Jane, who is spirited and outspoken, becomes the unfortunate scapegoat of Mr. Brocklehurst, the school's headmaster, and Miss Scatcherd, his assistant. Reaching womanhood, Jane, now a governess, travels to Thornfield Hall, a remote estate owned by Edward Rochester. Welcomed by Mrs. Fairfax, the kindly housekeeper, Jane is introduced to her pupil, a pretty French girl named Adele. Immediately, Jane feels at home in her new world, but nothing in her modest life has prepared Jane for Mr. Rochester, an enigmatic man who is alternately terrifying and compelling. Fascinated by Rochester's complex personality, Jane breaks all the rules by falling in love with her employer. But the dark passages of Thornfield Hall hold a terrible secret... a secret that comes between Jane and Rochester and forces her to leave her home and the man she loves.

Crew

Angela Allen

Script Supervisor

John Allenby

Property Master

Lee Apsey

Carpenter

Marc Atherfold

Camera Trainee

Clare Awdry

Assistant

Gerry Bates

Sound

Jenny Beavan

Costume Designer

Jonathan Benson

Assistant Director

Roy Berchley

Assistant Editor

Dennis Bosher

Art Director

Dennis Bovington

Construction Manager

Charlotte Bronte

Source Material (From Novel)

Karen Brookes

On-Set Dresser

Freddie Brown

Best Boy

Audrey Buchan

3-D Models

Sabrina Canale

Assistant

Claudio Capponi

Music Composer

Peter Childs

Other

Geoff Clifford

Special Effects Supervisor

Alberta Cluiaini

Hair Stylist

Caroline Cobbold

Assistant Art Director

Clive Coote

Photography

Maria Teresa Corridoni

Hair Stylist

Graeme Crowther

Other

Graeme Crowther

Stunt Man

Sophie Dasic

Accounting Assistant

Noel Davis

Casting

Francesca Dowd

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Julian Elvins

Sound

Lorraine Fennell

Production Coordinator

Tommy Finch

Gaffer

Cary Fisher

Camera Operator

Oded Fly

Production Assistant

Kevin Fraser

Grip

Ray Freeborn

Unit Manager

Raimonda Gaetani

Art Director

John Gale

Music

Barry Gates

Props

Brian Gibbs

Other

Maria Teresa Girosi

Assistant Director

Gayle Griffiths

Other

Alan Grosch

Electrician

Alan Grosch

Other

Roger Hall

Production Designer

Jenny Hawkins

Wardrobe Assistant

Gary Hedges

Carpenter

Mickey Hedges

Carpenter

Joyce Herlihy

Associate Producer

Joyce Herlihy

Production Supervisor

Peter Hesiop

Assistant Director

Paul Higgins

Assistant Director

Rob Hill

Props

Andrew Holder

Art Department

Margaret Horspool

Art Assistant

Len Huntingford

Art Director

Jean-francois Lepetit

Coproducer

Dyson Lovell

Producer

Steve Macdonald

Props

Richard Marden

Editor

Judy Mitchell

Makeup Artist

Sarah Monzani

Makeup Artist

Mark Moriarty

Other

Justin Muller

Assistant Director

Ian Norgate

Other

Roy O'connor

Propman

Paula Oshlers

Other

Ricky Pattenden

Electrician

Colin Pearce

Other

Matthew Penry-davey

Production Assistant

Clive Prior

Other

Brian Read

Property Master

Stuart Reid

Electrician

John Rose

Storyboard Artist

Martin Samuel

Hair Stylist

Martin Samuel

Wig Supplier

Daniel Shepherd

Office Runner

David Stephenson

Sound Recordist

Paul William Stewart

Electrician

Nell Sweetmore

Wardrobe Assistant

Janet Tebrooke

Wardrobe Supervisor

John Turner

Electrician

Paul Van Der Weels

Accountant

Alessio Vlad

Music Composer

David Watkin

Director Of Photography

Bill Webb

Props

Bob Weinstein

Co-Executive Producer

Harvey Weinstein

Co-Executive Producer

Hugh Whitemore

Screenplay

Giovannella Zannoni

Coproducer

Franco Zeffirelli

Screenplay

Film Details

Also Known As
Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1996
Distribution Company
MIRAMAX
Location
Ealing Studios, London, England, United Kingdom; Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom; Western England, United Kingdom; Twickenham Studios, London, England, United Kingdom; Southeastern England, United Kingdom; Bray Studios, Bray, England, United Kingdom; Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 57m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Charlotte Bronte's novel has been adapted to film at least three previous times: (USA/1921), directed by Hugo Ballin; (USA/1934), directed Christy Cabanne; and (USA/1944), directed by Robert Stevenson and starring Joan Fontaine and Orson Welles.

Began shooting October 24, 1994.

Completed shooting November 18, 1995.

Production paused after December 23, 1994, and resumed in early January, 1995, for approximately one more week of shooting.

Limited Release in United States April 12, 1996

Released in United States Spring April 12, 1996

Expanded Release in United States April 19, 1996

Expanded Release in United States April 26, 1996

Expanded Release in United States May 3, 1996

Expanded Release in United States May 17, 1996

Released in United States on Video November 5, 1996

Expanded Release in United States April 19, 1996

Expanded Release in United States April 26, 1996

Expanded Release in United States May 17, 1996

Expanded Release in United States May 3, 1996

Limited Release in United States April 12, 1996

Released in United States on Video November 5, 1996

Released in United States Spring April 12, 1996