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Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents Movie: Jane Eyre


November 9, 2012

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Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Jamie Bell
Focus Features; Directed by Cary Fukunaga
Rated PG-13; 121 minutes; 2011 

In this romantic drama based on Charlotte Brontë’s classic novel, 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.



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