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Brokeback Mountain [2005 film] by Ang Lee

Brokeback Mountain [2005 film] (2005)

by Ang Lee (Director), Larry McMurtry (Screenwriter)

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A sad, heartbreaking story with vivid imagery. My poor little heart.

The narrator was fantastic and his different tones of voice for Ennis and Jack made me fall for the characters even more. Now I just need to nurse my sadness. ( )
  lapiccolina | Jun 23, 2017 |
Brokeback Mountain is a sweeping epic that explores the lives of two young men, a ranch hand and a rodeo cowboy, who meet in the summer of 1963 and unexpectedly forge a lifelong connection. The complications, joys and heartbreak they experience provide a testament to the endurance and power of love. Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhall deliver emotionally charge, remarkably moving performances in "a movie that is destined to become one of the greatest classics of our time" (Clay Smith, The Insider). ( )
  CSUN_PrideCenter | Dec 10, 2012 |
Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal

Ang Lee's Brokeback Mountain: Jake Gyllenhaal, Heath Ledger (top); Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway (bottom) BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN Review: Part I Jack's frustration with Ennis leads to excessive drinking and to the search for companionship elsewhere."You have no idea how bad it gets!" he yells at Ennis in the film's climactic confrontation scene."… I wish I knew how to quit you." Such all-consuming yearning is meant to be the result of a communion of souls, but that communion is nowhere to be found in the interplay between the two...
  OasisJax_GLBT_Center | Jun 23, 2011 |
Based on the 'E. Annie Proulx' story about a forbidden and secretive relationship between two cowboys and their lives over the years.

Director: Ang Lee
Writers: Annie Proulx (short story), Larry McMurtry (screenplay)
Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams
  UT_GSC | Jan 7, 2011 |
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  PFLAG-ColumbiaHoCo | Jul 13, 2009 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Lee, AngDirectorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
McMurtry, LarryScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Cardellini, Lindasecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gyllenhaal, Jakesecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hathaway, Annesecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ledger, HeathActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ledger, Heathsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Proulx, AnnieOriginal storysecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Quaid, Randysecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Santaolalla, Gustavosecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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It's 1963, a time in the United States when life was simple, straightforward and the lines between the sexes and sex roles were crisply drawn and severely delineated. Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist find themselves thrown together when they are hired to tend sheep in the remote area of Brokeback Mountain, Wyoming. Because of the job, the two are forced to spend many hours together alone in the wild. Ennis and Jack are inexorably drawn to each other through their proximity, loneliness and through a shared lack of tenderness and emotion in their lives and are emotionally, physically and psychically bonded to each other almost from the start.… (more)

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