In this, the conclusion of our first two-part episode of Adapt or Perish, we discuss Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre!
In part one, we covered the original novel, Robert Stevenson’s 1943 movie, Delbert Mann’s 1970 TV movie, Joan Craft’s 1973 BBC miniseries, and Julian Amyes’ 1983 BBC miniseries. In this episode, we’ll discuss:
- The 1996 movie, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, written by Zeffirelli and Hugh Whitemore, and starring Charlotte Gainsbourg and William Hurt. Watch it on iTunes or Amazon.
- The 1997 TV movie, directed by Robert Young, written by Richard Hawley, Kay Mellor, and Peter Wright, and starring Samantha Morton and Ciarán Hinds. Watch it on iTunes or Amazon.
- The 2006 BBC miniseries, directed by Susanna White, written by Sandy Welch, and starring Ruth Wilson and Toby Stephens. Watch it on iTunes or Amazon.
- The 2011 movie, directed by Cary Fukunaga, written by Moira Buffini, and starring Mia Wasikowska and Michael Fassbender. Watch it on iTunes or Amazon.
- Franco Zeffirelli and our episode on Romeo and Juliet
- Cinematographer David Watkin
- Dame Joan Plowright and Laurence Olivier
- Billie Whitelaw and Samuel Beckett
- Literal supermodel Elle Macpherson
- Jean Rhys’ 1966 novel Wide Sargasso Sea, which was adapted as a movie twice in 1993 and 2006
- Pam Ferris and Call the Midwife
- The Brit List and The Black List
- Cary Fukunaga and True Detective
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