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Brokeback Mountain

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Brokeback Mountain
BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN: Kimberley French

Brokeback Mountain

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
134 minutes
Limited Release Date:
12/09/05
performer:
Jake Gyllenhaal, Heath Ledger, Anne Hathaway, Randy Quaid, Michelle Williams
director:
Ang Lee
distributor:
Focus Features, Universal
author:
Diana Ossana, E. Annie Proulx, Larry McMurtry
genre:
Western

We gave it an A

Jack-of-all-genres director Ang Lee (The Hulk, Sense and Sensibility) heads west with this tender tale — based on the Annie Proulx short story — about two cowboys (Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger) from Texas and Wyoming who knock spurs and fall in love. Now, if only their wives could just be happy for them…

(For a full preview of December films, check out Entertainment Weekly’s Holiday Movies issue, out in November 2005.)