Emotions Run High With The Jane Eyre Poster And Blurb

Cary Fukunaga’s Sin Nombre was one of the most alarming and arresting debuts in recent years, a visceral, fiery drama about illegal border crossing into the US that was dark, rich and heavy with danger. For his follow up, he’s chosen an adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre, scripted by Moira Buffini; I can’t imagine we’ll be seeing a more emotionally intense movie in the next six months.

As they had teased over the weekend, the film’s official Facebook page have today unveiled a poster for the film, and a blurb. One is above, the other below:

Based on Charlotte Brontë’s classic novel, the romantic drama stars Mia Wasikowska (Alice in Wonderland) and Michael Fassbender (Inglourious Basterds) in the lead roles. In the story, Jane Eyre flees Thornfield House, where she works as a governess for wealthy Edward Rochester. 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. As Jane reflects upon her past and recovers her natural curiosity, she will return to Mr. Rochester – and the terrible secret that he is hiding…