United Kingdom: September 09 2011
United States: March 11 2011
Ranking: 3,128 out of 15,806 movies (up 927)
Raised by her aunt Sarah after her parents die of typhus, young Jane Eyre is later shipped off to a stark boarding school as the result of her perceived insolence, and suffers greatly at the hands of the cold, unusually strict administration. Upon turning 18 and completing her education, Jane finds work as a governess for Adle Varens, the ward of Edward Fairfax Rochester, master of Thornfield Hall. It doesn't take long for the young Adle to warm to Jane, and upon returning home the charming Rochester, too, falls under the spell of his modest yet captivating governess. On what was supposed to be the happiest day of Jane's life, however, a scandalous secret is revealed, and the emotionally shattered governess takes flight...