Jane Eyre | Mr. Rochester Gives Jane a Backhanded Compliment

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After running into Mr. Edward Rochester on a stroll in the woods, Jane Eyre (Mia Wasikowska) is shocked to find out that he’s the master of the estate that now employs her. When Mr. Rochester asks Jane a series of questions and makes a few backhanded remarks, Jane sends him a few retorts of her own that make him think twice about giving her a hard time.

Film Synopsis:
Mia Wasikowska (Alice in Wonderland), Michael Fassbender (Inglourious Basterds) and Academy Award® winner Judi Dench (Shakespeare in Love) star in acclaimed director Cary Fukunaga’s daring new adaptation of the timeless romance. When orphaned governess Jane Eyre (Wasikowska) arrives at imposing Thornfield Hall, she’s intrigued by her brooding wealthy employer, Rochester (Fassbender). His dark moods and the strange occurrences in the house lead her to discover a terrible secret that he had hoped to hide from her forever. Critics proclaim this captivating, sensual film is “Beautiful. A splendid example of how to turn a beloved work of classic literature into a movie.” (A.O. Scott, The New York Times)

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