Jane Eyre (1997 film)

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Jane Eyre
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Directed by Robert Young
Produced by Greg Brenman
Written by Charlotte Brontë (novel) Richard Hawley
Kay Mellor
Peter Wright
Starring Samantha Morton
Ciarán Hinds
Gemma Jones
Rupert Penry-Jones
Music by Richard Harvey
Cinematography John McGlashan
Edited by Anthony Ham
Distributed by A&E Television Networks,
Release date
  • 9 March 1997 (1997-03-09)
  • 19 October 1997 (1997-10-19)
Running time
108 min
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Jane Eyre is an 1997 British television film that appeared on the A&E Television Network and stars Samantha Morton in the title role. It is an adaptation of Charlotte Brontë's novel of the same name.

This version of the story is notable for omitting the middle scenes with Mrs Reed, the Rivers' relationship to Jane, and her uncle's inheritance. It was originally shown on ITV on 9 March 1997 in the UK and shown on A&E-TV on 19 October 1997 in the USA. Sometimes repeated on ITV3.


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