History Film / BrokebackMountain

14th Jan '17 11:04:56 AM mlsmithca
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* AbusiveParents: In the story, upon visiting Jack's parent's [[spoiler:after his death,]] and meeting his father, Ennis remembers one particularly chilling story about how his dad punished him for his inability to get the hang of using the bathroom.
** ''"...He had been about three or four, he said, always late getting to the toilet, struggling with buttons, the seat, the height of the thing and often as not left the surroundings sprinkled down. The old man blew up about it and this one time worked into a crazy rage. “Christ, he licked the stuffin out a me, knocked me down on the bathroom floor, whipped me with his belt. I thought he was killin me. Then he says, ‘You want a know what it’s like with piss all over the place? I’ll learn you,’ and he pulls it out and lets go all over me, soaked me, then he throws a towel at me and makes me mop up the floor, take my clothes off and warsh them in the bathtub, warsh out the towel, I’m bawlin and blubberin. But while he was hosin me down I seen he had some extra material that I was missin. I seen they’d cut me different like you’d crop a ear or scorch a brand. No way to get it right with him after that."''

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* AbusiveParents: In the story, upon visiting Jack's parent's parents [[spoiler:after his death,]] and meeting his father, Ennis remembers one particularly chilling story about how his dad punished him for his inability to get the hang of using the bathroom.
** ''"...-->...He had been about three or four, he said, always late getting to the toilet, struggling with buttons, the seat, the height of the thing and often as not left the surroundings sprinkled down. The old man blew up about it and this one time worked into a crazy rage. “Christ, "Christ, he licked the stuffin out a me, knocked me down on the bathroom floor, whipped me with his belt. I thought he was killin me. Then he says, ‘You 'You want a know what it’s like with piss all over the place? I’ll learn you,’ you,' and he pulls it out and lets go all over me, soaked me, then he throws a towel at me and makes me mop up the floor, take my clothes off and warsh them in the bathtub, warsh out the towel, I’m bawlin and blubberin. But while he was hosin me down I seen he had some extra material that I was missin. I seen they’d cut me different like you’d crop a ear or scorch a brand. No way to get it right with him after that."''"



* ClintSquint: Ennis's departing scene with Jack. "Now you listen here Jack-[[PrecisionFStrike fuckin']]-Twist..."



* [[Main/{{Cowboy}} Cowboys]]: The job they took was sheep herding, of course, but they do fit the trope in that Ennis is a working cowboy and Jack is a rodeo rider.
* ClintSquint: Ennis's departing scene with Jack. ''"Now you listen here Jack-[[PrecisionFStrike fuckin']]-Twist..."''

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* [[Main/{{Cowboy}} Cowboys]]: {{Cowboy}}: The job they took was sheep herding, of course, but they do fit the trope in that Ennis is a working cowboy and Jack is a rodeo rider.
* ClintSquint: Ennis's departing scene with Jack. ''"Now you listen here Jack-[[PrecisionFStrike fuckin']]-Twist..."''
rider.



* {{Gay Cowboy}}s: one of the most famous examples. [[YouKeepUsingThatWord Except that they're shepherds.]]

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* {{Gay Cowboy}}s: one GayCowboy: One of the most famous examples. [[YouKeepUsingThatWord Except that they're shepherds.]]



** I ain't queer.

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** I -->"I ain't queer."



* ReunionKiss: After seeing each other for the first time in four years, they try to stick to a simple ManHug - and then Ennis proceeds to slam Jack up against the wall and kiss him like he'd die the second he stopped. It's just a little heartwarming... *sniff*

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* ReunionKiss: After seeing each other for the first time in four years, they try to stick to a simple ManHug - and then Ennis proceeds to slam Jack up against the wall and kiss him like he'd die the second he stopped. It's just a little heartwarming... *sniff*



* StraightGay[=/=]ManlyGay: Both Ennis and Jack. Between the two of them Ennis comes off as slightly more masculine.

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* StraightGay[=/=]ManlyGay: StraightGay: Both Ennis and Jack. Between the two of them Ennis comes off as slightly more masculine.
12th Dec '16 8:04:05 PM Mdumas43073
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'''''Brokeback Mountain''''' originated as a 1997 short story by Annie Proulx but became a household name by way of a faithful 2005 film adaptation.

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'''''Brokeback Mountain''''' ''Brokeback Mountain'' originated as a 1997 short story by Annie Proulx but became a household name by way of a faithful 2005 [[TheFilmOfTheBook film adaptation.
adaptation]].
28th Nov '16 1:15:21 PM intastiel
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* NeverWorkWithChildrenOrAnimals: Ang Lee had already sworn off ever making another movie featuring sheep after horrible experiences making ''Film/SenseAndSensibility''... and apparently they were even worse here.
16th May '16 4:50:17 PM Karxrida
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The film adaptation was directed by Creator/AngLee and starred Creator/HeathLedger as Ennis and Creator/JakeGyllenhaal as Jack. It got a lot of attention before it premiered simply for the premise; soon it was widely known as "the gay cowboy movie"[[note]]Even though they were shepherds, not cowboys[[/note]]. Between praise from many film critics and massive controversy thanks to MoralGuardians, the modestly-budgeted film became a profitable box-office success. Fitting many facets of the SupposedlyRebelliousSeries trope, it evoked some HypeBacklash and inspired '''many''' spoofs, but it also touched a lot of hearts. At the end of the day, the film won Oscars for Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Original Score. Arguably it was remembered even more fondly following Heath Ledger's death.

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The film adaptation was directed by Creator/AngLee and starred Creator/HeathLedger as Ennis and Creator/JakeGyllenhaal as Jack. It got a lot of attention before it premiered simply for the premise; soon it was widely known as "the gay cowboy movie"[[note]]Even though they were shepherds, not cowboys[[/note]]. Between praise from many film critics and massive controversy thanks to MoralGuardians, the modestly-budgeted film became a profitable box-office success. Fitting many facets of the SupposedlyRebelliousSeries trope, it It evoked some HypeBacklash and inspired '''many''' spoofs, but it also touched a lot of hearts. At the end of the day, the film won Oscars for Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Original Score. Arguably it was remembered even more fondly following Heath Ledger's death.
5th May '16 1:05:40 PM OnTheHillside
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%%* {{Gayngst}}

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%%* {{Gayngst}}*{{Gayngst}}: Given the time period and the characters' backgrounds, this is somewhat inevitable.


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* IdealizedSex: Jack and Ennis's first time manages to both avert this and play it straight at the same time. It's a messy, awkward, rather painful looking affair...however, since it involves Ennis taking Jack roughly with no preparation and only a little bit of spit to ease the way, Realistically, this would end with bleeding and limping.
26th Feb '16 11:42:44 AM MarkLungo
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26th Feb '16 11:42:21 AM MarkLungo
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[[quoteright:300:http://static.->'''Ennis:''' We can get together... once in a while, way the hell out in the middle of nowhere, but...\\
'''Jack:''' Once in a while? Every four fuckin' years?\\
'''Ennis:''' If you can't fix it, Jack, you gotta stand it.\\
'''Jack:''' For how long?\\
'''Ennis:''' For as long as we can ride it. There ain't no reins on this one.

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The film adaptation, directed by Creator/AngLee and starring Creator/HeathLedger and Creator/JakeGyllenhaal as Ennis and Jack, got a lot of attention before it premiered simply for the premise; soon it was widely known as "the gay cowboy movie".[[labelnote:*]]Even though they were shepherds, not cowboys[[/labelnote]] Between praise from many film critics and massive controversy thanks to MoralGuardians, the modestly-budgeted film became a profitable box-office success. Fitting many facets of the SupposedlyRebelliousSeries trope, it evoked some HypeBacklash and inspired '''many''' spoofs, but it also touched a lot of hearts. At the end of the day, the film won Oscars for Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Original Score. Arguably it was remembered even more fondly following Heath Ledger's death.

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The film adaptation, adaptation was directed by Creator/AngLee and starring starred Creator/HeathLedger as Ennis and Creator/JakeGyllenhaal as Ennis and Jack, Jack. It got a lot of attention before it premiered simply for the premise; soon it was widely known as "the gay cowboy movie".[[labelnote:*]]Even movie"[[note]]Even though they were shepherds, not cowboys[[/labelnote]] cowboys[[/note]]. Between praise from many film critics and massive controversy thanks to MoralGuardians, the modestly-budgeted film became a profitable box-office success. Fitting many facets of the SupposedlyRebelliousSeries trope, it evoked some HypeBacklash and inspired '''many''' spoofs, but it also touched a lot of hearts. At the end of the day, the film won Oscars for Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Original Score. Arguably it was remembered even more fondly following Heath Ledger's death.



* {{Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder}}: Played with. Since the setting is anything but gay-friendly, Jack and Ennis separate and start new families after leaving Brokeback Mountain; however, they soon return, despite only much later separating (legally and emotionally) from their wives.
* {{Abusive Parents}}: In the story, upon visiting Jack's parent's [[spoiler:after his death,]] and meeting his father, Ennis remembers one particularly chilling story about how his dad punished him for his inability to get the hang of using the bathroom.

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* {{Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder}}: AbsenceMakesTheHeartGoYonder: Played with. Since the setting is anything but gay-friendly, Jack and Ennis separate and start new families after leaving Brokeback Mountain; however, they soon return, despite only much later separating (legally and emotionally) from their wives.
* {{Abusive Parents}}: AbusiveParents: In the story, upon visiting Jack's parent's [[spoiler:after his death,]] and meeting his father, Ennis remembers one particularly chilling story about how his dad punished him for his inability to get the hang of using the bathroom.






* AdaptationalAttractiveness: Del Mar and Twist aren't described as being particularly good-looking in Proulx's short story. They're played by HeathLedger and Jake Gyllenhaal.

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* AdaptationalAttractiveness: Del Mar and Twist aren't described as being particularly good-looking in Proulx's short story. They're played by HeathLedger Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal.



* StraightGay / ManlyGay: Both Ennis and Jack. Between the two of them Ennis comes off as slightly more masculine.

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* StraightGay / ManlyGay: StraightGay[=/=]ManlyGay: Both Ennis and Jack. Between the two of them Ennis comes off as slightly more masculine.
6th Feb '16 10:18:18 PM mirisu92
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* StraightGay / ManlyGay: Both Ennis and Jack. Between the two of them Ennis comes off as slightly more masculine.
9th Sep '15 9:27:51 AM ayjazz
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* DownerEnding: Excuse me... [[SandInMyEyes I have something in my eye]].

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* DownerEnding: Excuse me... [[SandInMyEyes I have something [[spoiler: Jack dies in my eye]].what is implied to be a hate crime, and Ennis is left broken and alone, unable to maintain a stable relationship after his divorce from his wife and separation from Jack, and the only keepsake of Jack is one of his shirts.]]



* {{Gay Cowboy}}s: one of the most famous examples. Except that they're shepherds.

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* {{Gay Cowboy}}s: one of the most famous examples. [[YouKeepUsingThatWord Except that they're shepherds.]]



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13th Aug '15 7:22:50 AM tropeminer
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''Brokeback Mountain'' originated as a 1997 short story by Annie Proulx but became a household name by way of a faithful 2005 film adaptation.

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''Brokeback Mountain'' '''''Brokeback Mountain''''' originated as a 1997 short story by Annie Proulx but became a household name by way of a faithful 2005 film adaptation.
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