Jack and Ennis fall in love while herding sheep in the summer of 1963. Although the years pass and they both marry, neither of them is able to forget the days they spent together on Brokeback Mountain. The winner of this year's Venice Golden Lion is adapted from a short story by E. Annie Proulx. Shot with the rugged Wyoming landscape as a backdrop, the result is a beautiful and poignant love story.
Ang Lee was born in Pingtung in Taiwan in 1954. He has a Master's Degree in film production from New York University. He had his feature film debut in Taiwan with PUSHING HANDS in 1992. THE WEDDING BANQUET (1993) was Academy Award nominated in the category best foreign language film. EAT DRINK MAN WOMAN (1994) was a Taiwanese/American coproduction. From then on, Lee has mainly worked in the USA and England, leaving him a diverse filmography including SENSE AND SENSIBILITY (1995), THE ICE STORM (1997), RIDE WITH THE DEVIL (1999), CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON (2000) and HULK (2003).