Brokeback Mountain

Brokeback Mountain

DVD - 2005
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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.
Publisher: Montreal : Alliance Atlantis, c2005
ISBN: 9781417030323
Branch Call Number: BRO
Characteristics: 1 dvd (135 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 cm


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Jan 31, 2018

This movie made in 2005. It led the topic through all of these years. It is not simply about queers in a way. It is about a human relationship. It is a Forbidden Love and Tragedy story like Romeo and Juliet. A love could be banded by races, by regions, by religions, or by genders etc. unfortunately, which is a human tragety.
It is filmed beautifully. It walks through mountains, flocks of sheep, running riveres, simple lives in a remote area and a deep unreachable love.
It is a pioneer of its kind and it has been leading through to the main stream after years passing by.

Dec 20, 2017

I visited Calgary and the place near it called Kananaski this summer, knowing most of this film was shot in that area. My suggestion is that listen to the soundtrack of Brokeback Mountain when you drive on the road. The beautiful sadness of music and scenery are just breathtaking.

Franln Jul 31, 2017

This forbidden love story made me cry. Love is so hard to find and even harder to keep.

Apr 09, 2017

Brokeback Mountain is not a great love story. It is also way too long at 2 hours and 14 minutes.

Dec 05, 2016

This cinematic masterpiece was robbed of a best picture Oscar the year it came out. It is an uncommon love story between two masculine ranch/rodeo hands that unfolds atop a beautiful mountain, Brokeback Mountain, and inside a small two-person tent during a seasonal sheep herding gig in an otherwise bleak, cruel and violent landscape.

Dec 04, 2016

"A classic" doesn't even come close to describing Brokeback Mountain. Words don't even come to my mouth when I think about writing about this film. What has become to be one of my all time favorite films, is one of the most romantic stories that I have seen.

The story of two ranch hands working together over a summer herding sheep on Brokeback mountain becomes a story of friendship, forbidden love, and tragedy. Fall in love with them and fall in love with Brokeback mountain.

Aug 16, 2016

This movie was more about 2 people learning about themselves and letting themselves love and be loved. The place and time of the incidents are unfortunate considering how unaccepting society was (is) in that setting. They broke the norms they were raised to believe for just a moment and were miserable otherwise when separated. Beautiful scenery and acting was spot on. Gay, straight, bi, thai...we're still all individuals and entitled to happiness.

Aug 12, 2016

As a straight male, i was not interested in watching this "so-called gay" movie but my interest in Ledger, Gyllenhaal and Ang Lee plus curiousity of the Alberta landscape made me overcome my reluctance.
I was happily surprised how enjoyable this movie is. No surprise that A Lee did an amazing directing job with the great screen play. The acting was great. The scenery is amazing. (There is more straight sex (and more graphic) than gay sex.)

Mar 06, 2015

Good movie which happens to be about a couple of gay cowboys who have a decades long relationship while attempting to live normal lives in their own peculiar ways. Naturally life has some lessons for each of them. If you're not in the same mental prison as the previous commenter you might enjoy it. Even if you're straight like me.

Dec 15, 2014

A beautiful and heartfelt film about what happens when two men discover love in an era that won't allow them to embrace and openly express it.

The acting is uniformly excellent, particularly the late Heath Ledger as the tormented Ennis. A special mention goes to the wonderful Michelle Williams (Ledger's then-partner and mother of his daughter) as Ennis's lonely wife Alma, who discovers something about her husband for which nothing in her hardscrabble young life had prepared her.

Director Ang Lee deservedly won the Oscar for best director; a pity the film did not win for best picture as well.

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Coarse Language: Strong foul language

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Sexual Content: Strong tone of sadomasochism


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M_ALCOTT May 29, 2015

[ Ennis sets Jack "straight" about what happened between them.]

Ennis Del Mar: It's a one shot thing we got going on here.

Jack Twist: It's nobody's business but ours.

Ennis: You know I ain't queer.

Jack: Me neither.

Feb 15, 2011

"I wish I knew how to quit you!" ---Jack Twist


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