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ioana
03-09-2011, 03:16 PM
I went to a screening of this last night in Boston and thought it was very well done. Cary Fukunaga and Mia Wasikowska were there after the screening for Q&A's and he mentioned not watching any of the previous versions of JE besides the one by Orson Welles. That's part of the reason why I loved the movie. It was a fresh take on the story. Major :respec: for staying true to the book while making it appealing to people who aren't your typical Merchant Ivory fans.

Judi Dench was brilliant as the house keeper -don't remember anyone else making that part memorable or funny, but that's why she's such a great actress. And, the first conversation between Mr. Rochester & Jane Eyre was done v. well. Definitely go see the movie if you get a chance -I thought it was well worth it :)!

Stefanie
03-09-2011, 03:42 PM
Do you know if this is going to be released everywhere or only in "select cities"?

cygnus
03-09-2011, 03:49 PM
Ive seen several versions of this story and enjoyed them all in different ways. I am very much looking forward to this one! :)

Fergus
03-09-2011, 03:58 PM
It has a brilliant cast, can't wait! :cheer2:

Spareoom
03-09-2011, 04:02 PM
It would appear it's only in select cities, and not in the Chicago area. Bummer, because I was really looking forward to seeing this. :( Hopefully it gets a wide release soon!

ioana
03-09-2011, 04:48 PM
I think the first release date for 'select theaters' is March 18th. I'm hoping it does well enough to start showing in more cities afterwards.

SaSherka
03-10-2011, 12:58 PM
Cary Fukunaga!
The film opens in limited release this Friday, with staggered release all over the country. Check the imdb and Facebook pages for more info.

Wyliefan
03-10-2011, 01:04 PM
I'm dying to see this (and can't believe most of us have to wait so long. I'm sick of all this "opening in limited release" garbage!). Thanks so much for the review, ioana!

Andrushka
03-10-2011, 07:16 PM
I am very much interested in seeing this.Jane Eyre has always been one of my favorite books.

Artemis@BC
03-10-2011, 10:46 PM
I'm glad it's getting good reviews, and I hope to be seeing it soon, but ... is it just me, or does this seem like the 8th Jane Eyre screen treatment in as many years?

SaSherka
03-11-2011, 07:35 PM
This list will be updated as more theaters are added: http://focusfeatures.com/jane_eyre/theatres

Wyliefan
03-11-2011, 11:46 PM
Arlington on the 25th! YAY! :cheer2:

Eden
03-13-2011, 12:27 AM
Too bad I'll have to wait so long to watch it, but I will definitely go to see it.

IceAlisa
03-13-2011, 12:54 AM
I am not sure, not really a fan of Mia Wasikowska.

Wyliefan
03-13-2011, 02:19 AM
I've never seen her in anything. Alice in Wonderland didn't look all that interesting to me.