- I think it s one of the best Jane Eyres , I watch the 11 episodes of this 1983 mini Series in 3 days, and I wish that I had the time to watch them all onlyMessage 1 of 1 , Apr 9, 2008View SourceI think it's one of the best Jane Eyres , I watch the 11 episodes of this 1983 mini Series in 3 days, and I wish that I had the time to watch them all only on one day!Timothy Dalton was great , and Zelah Clarke was wonderful, with her calm and classical beauty ,she was a real Jane Eyre, my only reservation is that she was too short, or maybe Dalton is the one who's too tall!!This version was different from any other movie or series because it concentrated on the slightest details, every development was carefully and gradually taken care of, nothing was sudden, the makers really didn't rely on the idea "the audience already know the novel, so get along with it"!! and I loved that about it.I didn't see ALL the Jane Eyre versions, but I've seen quite a few, I saw the first one when I was about 15, it was George G, Scott's version, I remember loving it then, but I wouldn't trust my judgment at that ageJSalamGhadeer
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