14 Aug 2011

Jane Eyre ...

I've now seen the new Jane Eyre film (twice), and the conclusion is clear: The BBC version from 2006 with Ruth Wilson and Toby Stephens is the best so far.
It was beautifully filmed, good actors, but I yawned half way through and that's not really a good sign, is it? When I read Jane Eyre I'm always struck by the warmth and humour between Jane and Rochester, and I missed that in this film. There was no connection between them and that's no good for a romance!
So here's a taste from the best Jane Eyre movie so far:

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