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Jane Eyre (1996 film) Quotes

Jane Eyre (1996 film) is a television program that appeared on TV in 1970 . Jane Eyre completed its run in 1970.

It features Dyson Lovell as producer, Claudio Capponi in charge of musical score, and David Watkin (cinematographer) as head of cinematography.

Jane Eyre (1996 film) is recorded in English and originally aired in France. Each episode of Jane Eyre (1996 film) is 116 minutes long. Jane Eyre (1996 film) is distributed by Miramax Films (US).

The cast includes: Charlotte Gainsbourg as Jane Eyre, John Wood as Mr. Brocklehurst, William Hurt as Mr. Rochester, and Josephine Serre as Adele Varens.

Jane Eyre (1996 film) Quotes

Charlotte Gainsbourg as Jane Eyre

  • (Charlotte Gainsbourg) "Remember, the shadows are just as important as the light."
  • (Charlotte Gainsbourg) "We are truly devoted, my Edward and I; our hearts beat as one; our happiness is complete."
  • (Charlotte Gainsbourg) "How can you be so stupid? How can you be so cruel? Just because I'm poor and plain, I'm not without feelings."
  • (Charlotte Gainsbourg) "I received a letter this morning. If you please, sir, I want leave of absence."
  • (William Hurt) "Why?"
  • (Charlotte Gainsbourg) "Because of an old lady who is sick."
  • (William Hurt) "What old lady?"
  • (Charlotte Gainsbourg) "Her name is Mrs. Reed. She is my aunt."
  • (William Hurt) "I thought you said you didn't have any relatives."
  • (Charlotte Gainsbourg) "None that would own me, sir. Mrs. Reed cast me off when I was a child."
  • (William Hurt) "Then why must you go rushing off to see her?"
  • (Charlotte Gainsbourg) "She's dying. I can't ignore her dying wish."
  • (William Hurt) "You won't be persuaded to stay?"
  • (Charlotte Gainsbourg) "No, sir. I will return to Thornfield."
  • (William Hurt) "So you and I must say goodbye?"
  • (Charlotte Gainsbourg) "Yes, sir."
  • (William Hurt) "And how does one perform that ceremony? Teach me, I am not quite up to it."
  • (Charlotte Gainsbourg) "They say "farewell," or any other form they prefer."
  • (William Hurt) "Farewell, Miss Eyre. At the present. Is that all?"
  • (Charlotte Gainsbourg) "Yes, sir."
  • (William Hurt) "Then we shake hands."
  • (William Hurt) "Remember your promise."

William Hurt as Mr. Rochester

  • (William Hurt) "Jane, you're a strange and almost unearthly thing."
  • (William Hurt) "Just one last kiss before you leave."
  • (Charlotte Gainsbourg) "I shall never leave. You will never be alone for as long as I shall live."
  • (William Hurt) "I love you as my own flesh. I beg of you to marry me. Say "Edward, give me my name." Say "Edward, I will marry you.""
  • (William Hurt) "This is my wife. Your sister, Mason. Look at her. She is mad. So was her mother. So was her grandmother. Three generations of violent lunacy. I wasn't told about that, was I, Mason? All I was told about was that my father had made a suitable match, one that would prop up his dwindling fortune and give your family the Rochester name. I did what I was TOLD. And Bertha was kept away from me, until the wedding was cleverly done. Everyone got what they wanted -- except me. Even she is better off here than she would be in a lunatic asylum, but I have spent the last fifteen years in TORMENT."
  • (William Hurt) "And this what I, what I wished to have. This young girl who stands so grave and quiet at the mouth of hell. Look at the difference. Then judge me, priest on the gospel and man of the law, and remember with what judgment ye judge, ye -- Off with you now."
  • (William Hurt) "Are you fond of presents?"
  • (Charlotte Gainsbourg) "I hardly know. I have little experience of them."

John Wood as Mr. Brocklehurst

  • (John Wood) "And what is hell? Can you tell me that?"
  • (Unnamed) "A pit full of fire."
  • (John Wood) "And should you like to fall into that pit, and to be burning there forever?"
  • (Unnamed) "No sir."
  • (John Wood) "What must you do to avoid it?"
  • (Unnamed) "Keep well and and not die, sir."

Josephine Serre as Adele Varens

  • (Josephine Serre) "Mademoiselle, will we be very happy?"
  • (Charlotte Gainsbourg) "We will work hard, and we will be content."

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