One can only speculate how the history of film would've been different had Welles somehow started a trend in Hollywood story-telling like that of this rendition of 'Jane Eyre'. Louis' as Rochester's ward and Jane's charge. Rochester svela allora il mistero del palazzo: le risate lugubri sono opera di Bertha la moglie pazza, sorella di Richard, da lui sposata quindicenne senza sapere della sua malattia ereditaria. Once Jane becomes the governess of Mr. Of the others in the cast, the two I find most interesting are Elizabeth Taylor as the ill-fated Helen Burns, Jane's closest friend at Brocklehurst's school. Synopsis After a bleak childhood, Jane Eyre goes out into the world to become a governess. Synopsis After a harsh childhood, orphan Jane Eyre is hired by Edward Rochester, the brooding lord of a mysterious manor house to care for his young daughter.
Welles plays probably the most romantic leading role of his career as the brooding Rochester, while Fontaine postively glows in an understated turn as the title character. Seppellita la zia e tornata a Thornfield, Jane viene chiesta in sposa da Rochester, che le rivela di essere innamorato di lei da sempre. Rochester, a man twice her age. Rochester seems to be returning the attention, he invites the beautiful and wealthy Blanche Ingram and her party to stay at his estate. This is the best known version of the novel, but it is not as complete a version as one imagines. Reed and her son John bully Jane as a poor relation is cut John doesn't even have any lines. Miss Fontaine's performance was gentle and in perfect pitch.
Of particular note are two child actors: Peggy Ann Garner, as the young Jane, who has a brief but dazzling turn to open the picture, and who was better known shortly thereafter for her lead in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn; and the never-yet-equaled Margaret O'Brien, the oscar-winner who played 'Tootie' in 'Meet Me in St. He certainly had enough classics pitched in his early and still hopeful days in Hollywood, and this film, whether or not he deserve direct credit for it, is one of the strongest -- and, despite the pacing, most concise -- retellings of a literary classic in film history. Small, plain and poor, Jane Eyre comes to Thornfield Hall as governess to the young ward of Edward Rochester. But,she was quiet,smiling,and didn't bump into the furniture,and,thereby,won his respect--and love. You get to see a fine cast in action, and if the film is not the masterpiece that the novel was, it's a good picture and certainly worth seeing. There are some fine performances in the early part of the movie, and some excellent casting, including Agnes Moorehead as Jane's mean-spirited aunt, the icy Henry Daniell as Brocklehurst, and a young Elizabeth Taylor as Jane's school friend Helen. She felt Wilson was a hypocrite and tyrant this view has been disputed by scholars researching Bronte since the 19th Century.
It represents Hollywood's ability to make the occasional brilliant movie when all aspects of the film-making craft come together in such talented union. Happiness seems to have found Jane at last, but could Mr. Small, plain and poor, Jane Eyre comes to Thornfield Hall as governess to the young ward of Edward Rochester. Brocklehurst, rettore della Lowood School. There are a lot of fine actors in the cast, and Orson Welles is ideal for the role of Rochester. The adaptation itself is pretty good, although the first part Jane's childhood comes across better than the main part of the film. The early part of the novel, showing how Jane's aunt Mrs.
Although the last part is not quite as effective, overall the movie still offers several good reasons to watch it. Egli va spesso in visita da Lord Ingram, alla cui figlia Blanche sembra interessato, tanto da invitarla nella magione, suscitando la gelosia di Jane. It's not a stretch to say that this film version is far more accessible to the modern sensibility than the book itself is, without losing the period feel and contemporary feeling of the original text. Not just a love story, this is a tale of finding oneself and realizing one's true destiny. The novel also gave Charlotte Bronte a chance to even one old score. That helped to cement their relationship.
It's hard to describe which is the most jaw-dropping surprise in this movie: the Kane-esque gothic expressionism of the cinematography, or the stunning acting performances. Jane and her employer grow close in friendship and she soon finds herself falling in love with him. Meanwhile, the secret of Thornfield Hall could ruin all their chances for happiness. It is a small part, but the beautiful young Taylor makes it heart-breaking. Jane è sconvolta e lascia la casa, cui Bertha appicca il fuoco. Lasciata erede dallo zio, viene chiesta in moglie da Rivers, ma cortesemente rifiuta.
But, as it turned out, he got involved in the production of the film - and he had some clashes with Fontane whom he thought was a spoiled star. That their scenes together worked is amazing. The subplot concerning the Rivers cousins is not included in the film. Her advertisement is answered by the housekeeper of Thornfield Hall, Mrs. The business about her being sent to the school run by Henry Brocklehurst was based on Charlotte's personal feelings about a school she had been sent to that was run by one William Carus Wilson. Rochester's ward, she feels free to be the woman she truly is: strong-willed, opinionated and passionate. Rochester seems to be returning the attention, he invites the beautiful and wealthy Blanche Ingram and her party to stay at his estate.
As she lives happily in her new position at Thornfield Hall, she meets the dark, cold, and abrupt master of the house, Mr. Rochester's terrible secret be about to destroy it forever? Romantic, gothic and mesmerising, it is as near faultless as it is possible for any movie to be. Meanwhile, the secret of Thornfield Hall could ruin all their chances for happiness. Rochester, a man twice her age. Giunta a Gateshead cade malata e viene ospitata e curata dai fratelli Mary e John Rivers. Without too much hyperbole, it's as if Charlotte Brontë were on the level of Shakespeare and Fontaine and Welles forgotten archetypes of deep myth.
Jane può ora sposarlo e ricostruire la loro vita. Reviewed by michael f sorge dmsorge 5 I found Joan Fontaine's performance as Jane Eyre as one of the more satisfying of her career,in that she was less histrionic than usual. Joan Fontaine portrays the shy, demure Jane Eyre. Reviewed by Snow Leopard 5 This version of the classic novel is most distinguished by its fine cast. A fine film,good to watch. Her co-star got on her nerves.
Truly, they just don't make movies like this anymore. Orson Welles did the role of Rochester because he was trying to demonstrate to Hollywood producers that he was quite a good actor, even if he was not directing as he wanted. She could play the piano--and speak French,too. I always believed this was the story of a woman forced to be what society felt a woman should be. Synopsis Small, plain and poor, Jane Eyre comes to Thornfield Hall as governess to the young ward of Edward Rochester.