GOTHIC ROMANCE: The attraction between Jane (Mia Wasikowska) and Rochester (Michael Fassbender) is one that begins with the mind. PHOTO BY LAURIE SPARHAM. © 2010 FOCUS FEATURES.

Jane Eyre

Directed by Cary Fukunaga

Dramatic adaptations of Char­lotte Brontë's Jane Eyre tend to go for romantic embroidery and Gothic grandilo­quence. But the new movie version, directed by Cary Fuku­naga, feels pared down in all respects except the emotional. It has a piercing ferocity.

 

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