Introduced by Stella Lochman, senior program associate, public dialogue at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Piety and eros clash in Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë’s 1847 gothic romance novel adapted for the screen by screenwriter Moira Buffini. The story chronicles the tumultuous inner life of the titular Jane (Mia Wasikowska) as she recounts her transformation from abused orphan to fiercely independent governess living in a grand manor with a mystery of its own.
Print source: Universal Repertory
Director: Cary Fukunaga
Running time: 120 minutes
Country: United States and United Kingdom
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