Jane Eyre 28 years old

The passionate tale of forbidden secrets!

Jane Eyre

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. There she learns to be come a teacher and eventually seeks employment outside the school. Her advertisement is answered by the housekeeper of Thornfield Hall, Mrs. Fairfax.


Jane Eyre Cast

Name Character
Charlotte Gainsbourg She was 24, now 52 years old as Jane Eyre
Geraldine Chaplin She was 51, now 79 years old as Miss Scatcherd
Joan Plowright She was 66, now 94 years old as Mrs. Fairfax
William Hurt He was 46, now 74 years old as Rochester
Anna Paquin She was 13, now 41 years old as Young Jane Eyre
John Wood He was 65, 81 years old when he died as Mr. Brocklehurst
Fiona Shaw She was 37, now 65 years old as Mrs. Reed
Sasha Graff as Georgina Reed
Leanne Rowe She was 14, now 42 years old as Helen Burns
Richard Warwick He was 50, 52 years old when he died as John
Amanda Root She was 33, now 61 years old as Miss Temple
Judith Parker She was 45, now 73 years old as Leah
Nicola Howard as Eliza Reed
Nic Knight He was 15, now 43 years old as John Reed

Jane Eyre Crew

Name Department
Jean-François Lepetit as Co-Producer. He was 42 (now 70) years old Production
Dennis Bosher as Art Direction. Art
Joyce Herlihy as Associate Producer. She was 75 (93) years old when She died Production
Guy East as Executive Producer. Production
Richard Marden as Editor. He was 68 (78) years old when He died Editing
Alessio Vlad as Original Music Composer. Sound
Roger Hall as Production Design. He was 57 (now 85) years old Art
Hugh Whitemore as Screenplay. He was 59 (82) years old when He died Writing
David Watkin as Director of Photography. He was 71 (82) years old when He died Camera
Jenny Beavan as Costume Design. She was 46 (now 74) years old Costume & Make-Up
Franco Zeffirelli as Director. He was 73 (96) years old when He died Directing
Franco Zeffirelli as Screenplay. He was 73 (96) years old when He died Writing
Dyson Lovell as Producer. He was 56 (now 84) years old Production
Charlotte Brontë as Novel. She was 179 (38) years old when She died Writing
Claudio Capponi as Original Music Composer. He was 36 (now 64) years old Sound
Noel Davis as Casting. He was 104 (110) years old when He died Production
Riccardo Tozzi as Executive Producer. He was 48 (now 76) years old Production
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Jane Eyre (28 years)

The passionate tale of forbidden secrets!

  • Release day: Friday, February 09, 1996
  • Runtime: 112 minutes