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September 14, 2006

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Filed under: Uncategorized — by bronteana @ 6:27 am

Pre-order the DVD of Jane Eyre 2006

The DVD is apparently set for a February 5th 2007 release in the UK. It can be pre-ordered from this website. Thank you Bernard Sylvie for the tip!

Ruth Wilson, as Jane Eyre, and Toby Stephens, as Edward Rochester, lead a stellar cast in a compelling new adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s much-loved novel Jane Eyre. Orphaned at a young age, Jane is placed in the care of her wealthy aunt Mrs Reed, who neglects her in favour of her own three spoiled children. Jane is branded a liar, and Mrs Reed sends her to the grim and joyless Lowood School where she stays until she is 19. Determined to make the best of her life, Jane takes a position as a governess at Thornfield Hall, the home of the alluring and unpredictable Edward Rochester. It is here that Jane’s journey into the world, and as a woman, begins. Writer Sandy Welch (North And South, Magnificent Seven), producer Diederick Santer (Shakespeare Retold – Much Ado About Nothing) and director Susanna White (Bleak House) join forces to bring this ever-popular tale of passion, colour, madness and gothic horror to BBC ONE.

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6 Comments »

  1. Is this the UK Region DVD? Or the US one as well?

    Comment by mysticgypsy — September 14, 2006 @ 9:50 am |Reply

  2. Thanks for the tip…I was hoping that they would shoot for a Christmas release :^D

    Comment by ChrisV — September 14, 2006 @ 10:59 am |Reply

  3. to mysticgypsy:

    It’s the UK DVD. No news on the region 1 edition- yet.

    Comment by Brontëana — September 14, 2006 @ 5:11 pm |Reply

  4. to chrisv:

    When I interviewed the producer he said he was planning on including a lot of extras, so a long wait sounds good to me! Among other things, he suggested commentaries and interviews (although nothing has been confirmed yet- these were only planned the last I heard of it).

    Comment by Brontëana — September 14, 2006 @ 5:12 pm |Reply

  5. That’s what I told myself….the longer the wait, the more goodies on the DVDs — so good to hear that confirmed!

    Comment by ChrisV — September 14, 2006 @ 6:34 pm |Reply

  6. Amazing post.
    I guess you’ll check out my diary..
    Ciao

    Comment by Be A Good Son — October 3, 2007 @ 11:31 am |Reply


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