An acclaimed turn by George C. Scott as Mr. Rochester and moody English scenery highlight this made-for-TV rendition of the original Gothic romance tale that also stars Susannah York as Charlotte Bronte’s hard-life heroine.
Jane Eyre is an orphan, sent to the cruel school institution of Lowood. Upon maturing, she is positioned as governess to a girl named Adele at Thornfield Hall. Fully aware of her low-rank and plain countenance; she makes the best of her situation. But Thornfield holds many secrets and despite mysterious occurrences that Jane cannot comprehend, she and Edward Rochester, owner of Thornfield and Adele’s guardian, fall in love. Suddenly, when Jane is about to win the happiness she deserves, a dark secret comes to light, and it will take all of her courage, love and maturity to triumph.
1971 | 108 min | Color | 1.33:1/4×3 | Dolby Digital | All Region | NRActors
George C. Scott, Susannah York, Ian Bannen, Jack Hawkins, Nyree Dawn PorterDirected by