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Cast & Crew
St. John Rivers
- Valentina Cervi
- Sophie Ward
- Simon McBurney
- Cary Joji Fukunaga
- Alison Owen
- Paul Trijbits
- Moira Buffini
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J. R. Jones, Chicago Reader
Screenwriter Moira Buffini sticks pretty closely to the novel, and director Cary Fukunaga conjures a drab tone that nicely sets off the characters' violent but rigidly controlled passions.– Full review
Jim Schembri, The Age (Australia)
The direction by Cary Fukunaga is real by-the-numbers rote.– Full review
David Sexton, This is London
The new Jane Eyre is notably well-made in almost every respect and should you want to watch an adaptation of the story just now, highly recommendable.– Full review
Tim Robey, Daily Telegraph
Those craving gloomy stairways and thunderclap atmospherics might not come away completely sated, but Fukunaga's delicate artistry leaves it hard to ask for much more.– Full review
Peter Bradshaw, Guardian [UK]
This adaptation is balanced, crafted, beautifully acted, though for me without the thunderclap and lightning-bolt of passion.– Full review
David Jenkins, Time Out
This is no plain Jane.– Full review
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