February 15, 2012

The Original Edward

My husband's Valentine's gift to me, which viewing experience was enhanced by several pieces of dark chocolate. Excellent casting (Jane isn't too ugly, Rochester isn't too morose), excellent screenplay, excellent costumes. Probably one of the best adaptations I've ever seen, although, admittedly, I must be one of the last people to have seen it, considering it came out last year.

It was so good, I felt almost as caught up in the story as I did the first time I read it.  I even pulled down my old copy from the bookshelf and read my favorite parts again--a ritual which is long overdue. Such pain, such bliss . . . there's nothing like it.


brittani c. said...

That makes me the last one to see it. Are you into Downton Abbey? The drama definitely gives Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights a run for its money. The costuming is gorgeous.

Becky said...

I adore this version. The music is spectacular and the acting superb. So glad you like it!

Lindzer said...

It was fun watching it together! Such a great book brought to life!!!