Jane Eyre (1973)
Widely regarded as the most faithful adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's romantic novel, this five-part BBC miniseries chronicles the life of the independent-minded heroine, from her troubled childhood to the relationship she develops with the intriguingly charismatic Rochester when she becomes governess of his estate. Sorcha Cusack, Michael Jayston, Stephanie Beacham star. 4 hrs. total on two discs. Standard; Soundtrack: English; biography; filmographies.