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Brokeback Mountain (2005)

Brokeback Mountain | LEDGER (LEFT) AND GYLLENHAAL
Image credit: BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN: Kimberley French
LEDGER (LEFT) AND GYLLENHAAL

Details Limited Release: Dec 09, 2005; Rated: R; Length: 134 Minutes; Genre: Western; With: Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger; Distributors: Focus Features and Universal; More

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.)

Originally posted Aug 10, 2005