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★Anne Proulx's 1997 short story in the New Yorker has been masterfully expanded by screenwriters Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana to provide director Lee with his best movie since "Sense and Sensibility" in 1995.
★Featuring scenes filmed in the fabulous Canadian Rockies of Alberta and boasting a fine cast topped by Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal, "Brokeback Mountain" will appeal to moviegoers who enjoy grand filmmaking and poignant love stories, whether gay, hetero or otherwise.
Reuters--Gay cowboy film rides into Venice festival
A pair of gay cowboys rode into Venice on Friday, as Ang Lee's Brokeback Mountain set tongues wagging at the annual film festival with scenes of gay love in the wilds of Wyoming.
AFP(法新社)-- Gay cowboy film conquers Venice
★A groundbreaking movie about forbidden love between two cowboys in the American West, "Brokeback Mountain" by Taiwan-born director Ang Lee, has conquered critics at the 62nd Venice international film festival even before its world premiere.
★Featuring strong performances by Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal in the leading roles, the film is a sensitive study of the homosexual relationship between two cowboys who meet while working on a ranch in 1963.
Associated Press(美聯社)--Kung Fu Oscar-Winner Tackles Other Genre
His new film, with hot young male stars Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal, has sweeping Western vistas, lonesome roads, lonesome men, bucking broncos, smoldering campfires and as many sheep as can fit on a screen. It also has explosive sex scenes between two men whose lives are changed, disturbed and entwined after being hired as sheep tenders for a summer in the Wyoming back country in the early 1960s.
Jack Twist(Jake Gyllenhaal): It's nobody's business but ours.
Alma Beers Del Mar(Michelle Williams): You don't go up there to fish.
Jack Twist(Jake Gyllenhaal): [referring to Ennis(Heath Ledger)] I wish I knew how to quit you.
Jack Twist(Jake Gyllenhaal): It could be like this - just like this - always.