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USA: Focus Features
UK: Universal Pictures International UK
Cast: Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Jamie Bell, Holliday Grainger, Sally Hawkins, Tamzin Merchant, Imogen Poots, Judi Dench, Craig Roberts, Amelia Clarkson, Lizzie Hopley, Jayne Wisener, Freya Wilson, Emily Haigh, Simon McBurney, Sandy McDade, Freya Parks, Su Elliot
Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga
USA: 121 mins
UK: 120 mins
USA Rated: PG-13 for some thematic elements including a nude image and brief violent content
UK Certificate: PG contains mild violence and brief injury detail
USA Release Date: 11 March 2011
UK Release Date: 9 September 2011
In the story, Jane Eyre flees Thornfield House, where she works as a governess for wealthy Edward Rochester. As she reflects upon the people and emotions that have defined her, it is clear that the isolated and imposing residence - and Mr Rochester's coldness - have sorely tested the young woman's resilience, forged years earlier when she was orphaned. She must now act decisively to secure her own future and come to terms with the past that haunts her - and the terrible secret that Mr Rochester is hiding and that she has uncovered...
In a bold new feature version of romantic drama Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte's classic novel, director Cary Joji Fukunaga (SIN NOMBRE) and screenwriter Moira Buffini (TAMARA DREWE) infuse a contemporary immediacy into Charlotte Brontë's timeless story. Mia Wasikowska (ALICE IN WONDERLAND) and Michael Fassbender (INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS) star in the iconic lead roles of the romantic drama, the heroine of which continues to inspire new generations of devoted readers and viewers.