Focus Features has debuted a striking poster for Cary Fukunaga’s adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre. The poster lets us know that the movie explores how we all have a Michael Fassbender face inside of us. Actually, it’s a classic work of 19th century literature that explores themes of morality, social class, and love, but I like my interpretation more.
Hit the jump to check out the poster and the synopsis. Jane Eyre stars Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Jamie Bell, and Judi Dench. It’s set to open on March 11, 2011.
Poster via the film’s Facebook page.
Here’s the official synopsis for Jane Eyre:
Based on Charlotte Brontë’s classic novel, the romantic drama stars Mia Wasikowska (“Alice in Wonderland”) and Michael Fassbender (“Inglourious Basterds”) in the lead roles. In the story, Jane Eyre flees Thornfield House, where she works as a governess for wealthy Edward Rochester. The isolated and imposing residence – and Mr. Rochester’s coldness – have sorely tested the young woman’s resilience, forged years earlier when she was orphaned. As Jane reflects upon her past and recovers her natural curiosity, she will return to Mr. Rochester – and the terrible secret that he is hiding…