Brokeback Mountain (2005) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Brokeback Mountain

Ang Lee, 2005

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Brokeback Mountain
Annie Proulx, 1997

Brokeback Mountain is a movie directed by Ang Lee in 2005 and based on the book of the same name by Annie Proulx, first published in 1997. The movie features Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal, Randy Quaid, Valerie Planche, Dave Trimble, Victor Reyes, and others.

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RATING

7.7

/ 10

Movie Poster: Brokeback Mountain (Ang Lee, 2005)

7.9

/ 10

Book Cover: Brokeback Mountain (Annie Proulx, 1997)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Brokeback Mountain, the 1997 book by Annie Proulx.

Brokeback Mountain

Read by: Campbell Scott

Storyline

In 1963, Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist are hired by Joe Aguirre to herd his sheep through the summer on the Brokeback mountains. Jack broaches the subject of creating a life with Ennis on a small ranch, but Ennis refuses; he is unwilling to abandon his family, and is haunted by a childhood memory of two men being killed for suspected homosexual behavior.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Brokeback Mountain, the 2005 movie by Ang Lee

Year

2005

Minutes

134

Movie Rate

7.70

Source: IMDb

Movie

Brokeback Mountain

Country: USA

Year: 2005

Length: 2h14m

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Cover of Brokeback Mountain, the 1997 book by Annie Proulx

Year

1997

Pages

55

Book Rate

7.90

S: Goodreads

Book

Brokeback Mountain

Country: USA

First published in: 1997

Length: 55 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Poster of Brokeback Mountain, the 2005 movie by Ang Lee

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IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of Brokeback Mountain, the 2005 movie by Ang Lee

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9 votes

3 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Brokeback Mountain, the 1997 book by Annie Proulx

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7 votes

3 votes

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