Wide Sargasso Sea

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Wide Sargasso Sea

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Wide Sargasso Sea

Release Date: October 09, 2006

Year    :   2006
Slogan    :   «Wide Sargasso Sea, Jean Rhys' steamy prequel to Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre»
Genres    :   Drama, Romance
Production Companies    :   BBC Wales, Kudos
Director    :   Brendan Maher
Producers    :   Carrie Hilton, Jane Featherstone, Victoria Goodall, Claire Parker, Elwen Rowlands
Writers    :   Stephen Greenhorn, Jean Rhys
RunTime    :   84 mins.
Budget    :   1500000

Dramatisation of Jean Rhys's novel set in 19th-century Jamaica. The tragic story of the first Mrs Rochester from Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre centres on an arranged marriage between a white Creole heiress and a brooding Englishman, who fall in love only to be torn apart by rumours, paranoia and a cultural divide.

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