A destitute Jane has found sanctuary with the Rivers family and has a new post as teacher at the local school.
After fleeing Thornfield Hall in utter despair, a penniless Jane Eyre is forced to beg for food and shelter eventually wanders the moor for two whole days. Unable to go on, she collapses at the cottage of a clergyman, who agrees to take her in.
Mr. Briggs interrupts the wedding of Jane and Mr. Rochester with the claim that the marriage cannot proceed, as Mr. Rochester has a wife.
Summoned by her dying aunt, Jane returns to Gateshead Hall, scene of her unhappy childhood.
Jane is baffled and fascinated by her employer, Mr. Rochester, who seems more than usually interested in her.
Conditions have improved at Lowood School & Jane finds a measure of contentment, first as pupil and later as teacher.
Jane Eyre is an orphan cast out as a young girl by her aunt, Mrs. Reed, and sent to be raised in a harsh charity school for girls.
Mia Wasikowska ("Alice in Wonderland") and Michael Fassbender ("Inglourious Basterds") star in the romantic drama based on Charlotte Bronte's classic novel, from acclaimed director Cary Fukunaga ("Sin Nombre"). In the story, 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, and the terrible secret that Mr. Rochester is hiding and that she has uncovered...
Masterpiece Theater: Jane Eyre movie trailer - starring Francesca Annis, Toby Stephens, Ruth Wilson, Christina Cole. Genre: Drama