Jane Eyre (1996) Movie Review Summary

Actors: William Hurt, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Joan Plowright, Anna Paquin

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This Academy Award performance is based on Charlotte Bronte's classic of passion and intrigue. Jane Eyre (Charlotte Gainsbourgh) is a young woman, coming from a life of hardship and looking for meaning. As a teacher, she is swept up in a life of passion with a wealthy gentleman (John Hurt)with a terrible secret he tries to hide. These secrets are later discovered and threaten to ruin their happy life. The ending is what would be hoped for, and well worth the seeing. A beautiful portrayal of love and passion in difficult circumstances.   
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Script Analysis of Jane Eyre (1996)

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1600 to 1899 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Lover is...    -   of a different social class

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   teacher/professor Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   sinister, like an X-Files Gomer Pyle Misc setting    -   fancy mansion    -   castle

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   None Is this movie based on a    -   book

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