Brokeback Mountain

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Ang Lee's adaptation of E. Annie Proulx's story Brokeback Mountain stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger as young cowboys named Jack Twist and Ennis Del Mar. Each of them is hired to corral sheep on the title location and they soon bond very closely. Their platonic relationship explodes into a physical one, but eventually the two are separated when their job comes to an end. Although the two follow different life paths -- one becoming a father of two and the other marrying into a successful business -- they have a reunion years later. Each is affected profoundly by the rekindling of their old feelings for each other. Those feelings lead each to consider what continuing their hidden relationship would cost them. The screenplay was written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi
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auth_author2 Cardellini, Linda, 1975-, Faris, Anna, 1976-, Gyllenhaal, Jake, 1980-, Hathaway, Anne, 1982-, Ledger, Heath, 1979-2008,, Ledger, Heath, 1979-2008., Lee, Ang, 1954-, McMurtry, Larry,, Ossana, Diana,, Prieto, Rodrigo., Proulx, Annie., Quaid, Randy, 1950-, Santaolalla, Gustavo,, Santaolalla, Gustavo., Schamus, James, 1959-, Williams, Michelle, 1980-
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display_description 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.
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title_full Brokeback Mountain [videorecording] / Focus Features and River Road Entertainment ; directed by Ang Lee ; screenplay by Larry McMurtry & Diana Ossana ; producers, Diana Ossana, James Schamus, Brokeback Mountain [videorecording] / Focus Features and River Road Entertainment present an Ang Lee film ; produced by Diana Ossana, James Schamus ; screenplay by Larry McMurtry & Diana Ossana ; directed by Ang Lee
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