'Brokeback Mountain' — the romance western

Director <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB002982" title="Ang Lee" href="/topic/entertainment/ang-lee-PECLB002982.topic">Ang Lee</a>'s cowboy romance was a breakthrough in its depiction of gay love in the traditionally conservative world of rugged mountain men. <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB002980" title="Heath Ledger" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/heath-ledger-PECLB002980.topic">Heath Ledger</a> and <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB005326" title="Jake Gyllenhaal" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/jake-gyllenhaal-PECLB005326.topic">Jake Gyllenhaal</a> played the mountain men, and although it didn't win <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVHST000005" title="Academy Awards" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/academy-awards-EVHST000005.topic">the Oscar</a> for best picture, it did develop a devoted fan following.

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Director Ang Lee's cowboy romance was a breakthrough in its depiction of gay love in the traditionally conservative world of rugged mountain men. Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal played the mountain men, and although it didn't win the Oscar for best picture, it did develop a devoted fan following.

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