About

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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Directed by

Brendan Maher

Written by

Stephen Greenhorn (Writer)
Jean Rhys (Writer)

Runtime

84 minutes

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

Wide Sargasso Sea, Jean Rhys' steamy prequel to Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre

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Keywords

sex imprisonment england based on novel or book jamaica madness wedding prequel insanity mother attic