Brokeback Mountain

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Two young men, Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist, meet when they get a job as sheep herders on Brokeback Mountain. They are at first strangers, then they become friends. Throughout the weeks, they grow closer as they learn more about each other. One night, after some heavy drinking, they find a deeper connection. They then indulge in a blissful romance for the rest of the summer. Unable to deal with their feelings for each other, they part ways at the end of the summer. Four years go by, and they each settle down, Ennis in Wyoming with his wife and two girls, and Jack in Texas with his wife and son. Still longing for each other, they meet back up, and are faced with the fact that they need each other. They undeniably need each other, and unsure of what to do, they start a series of "fishing trips", in order to spend time together. The relationship struggles on for years until tragedy strikes.

Director: Ang Lee
Writer: Annie Proulx (short story), Larry McMurtry (screenplay), Diana Ossana (screenplay)
Production: N/A
Genre: drama, romance
Year: 2005
MetaScore: 87/100
ImdbRating: 7.7
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 13 Jan 2006
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. Another 139 wins & 130 nominations.

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Ennis Del Mar - Heath Ledger
Jack Twist - Jake Gyllenhaal
Joe Aguirre - Randy Quaid
Waitress - Valerie Planche
Basque - Dave Trimble
Chilean Sheepherder #1 - Victor Reyes
Chilean Sheepherder #2 - Lachlan Mackintosh
Jolly Minister - Larry Reese
Rodeo Clown - Tom Carey
Bartender #1 - Dan McDougall
Biker #1 - Don Bland
Lureen Newsome - Anne Hathaway
Announcer - Duval Lang
Bartender #2 - Dean Barrett
Alma Jr., Age 3 - Hannah Stewart
Fayette Newsome - Mary Liboiron
L.D. Newsome - Graham Beckel
Ennis, Age 9 - Kade Philps
K.E. Del Mar, Age 11 - Steffen Cole Moser
Jenny, Age 4 (as Brooklyn Proulx) - Brooklynn Proulx
Alma Jr., Age 5 - Keanna Dubé
Farmer #1 - James Baker
Farmer #2 - Pete Seadon
Alma Jr., Age 9-12 - Sarah Hyslop
Jenny, Age 7-8 - Jacey Kenny
Jenny, Age 11 - Cayla Wolever
Alma Jr., Age 13 - Cheyenne Hill
Bobby, Age 10 - Jake Church
Roughneck #1 - Ken Zilka
Roughneck #2 - John Tench
Lashawn Malone - Anna Faris
Randall Malone - David Harbour
Alma Jr., Age 19 - Kate Mara
Killer Mechanic - Gary Lauder
Grease Monkey - Christian Fraser
Assailant - Cam Sutherland
Jack's Mother - Roberta Maxwell
John Twist - Peter McRobbie
Bear - Bonkers
July 4th Picnic Goer - Rose Davidson
Singer - Mary McBride
Hippie Girl - Lana McLellan
Western Dancer - Barb Mitchell
Young Mexican - Rodrigo Prieto
Biker #3 - Neil Riddaway
Signal Bartender - Ken Roberts
Hippy Girl - Kailin See
Rancher - Richard Sherry
Bar Patron - Jayson Therrien
Waitress #2 - Erika Walter
Spectator - Tyson Wiebe
Smoking Girl - Nicola Wilson