Jane Eyre

(1943)

Genres: Romance, Drama

The Great Movies: Jane Eyre

About Jane Eyre

Orson Welles stars as Edward Rochester, the brooding employer of governess Jane Eyre in this adaptation of Charlotte Brontë's Gothic novel. An orphan with a tragic story herself, young Jane (Joan Fontaine) slowly frees Edward from his self-imposed prison, but his troubled past stands in the way of their burgeoning love. Directed by Robert Stevenson, this 20th Century Fox production also stars Margaret O'Brien and Agnes Moorehead.

Cast: Orson Welles, Joan Fontaine

Director: Robert Stevenson

Release Year: 1943

Length: 97 minutes

Rating: NR

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