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9,100 Ratings

Brokeback Mountain

Directed by Ang Lee
United States, Canada, 2005
Drama, Romance, LGBT+


Brokeback Mountain follows two hired hands (Jake Gyllenhaal & Heath Ledger) whose summer tending sheep in isolated Wyoming foothills sparks a physical relationship that pervades the rest of their lives. Ang Lee’s provocative examination of sexuality created a monumental challenge to social norms.

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Brokeback Mountain Directed by Ang Lee

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2005 | Winner: Golden Lion

Academy Awards

2006 | 3 wins including: Best Achievement in Directing

2006 | 5 nominations including: Best Motion Picture of the Year

Independent Spirit Awards

2006 | 2 wins including: Best Feature

2006 | 2 nominations including: Best Male Lead

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