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Spring full of film adaptations of favorite books
Spring full of film adaptations of favorite books

As grand as the spectacle of film can be, books offer a different set of pleasures: There is time to ponder, to turn the page back, to sit with characters' thoughts and share in their heartbreaks, their revelations. Some big movies are coming this spring from books that with any luck there might just be enough time to read before their glossy translations hit the screen. Charlotte Brontë's tale of romance and a man with a secret, "Jane Eyre," opens Friday. The film stars Mia Wasikowska ("Alice in Wonderland," "The Kids Are All Right") as Jane and handsome Michael Fassbender as Mr. Rochester. The much-loved novel is dark and moving, with twists...

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