Brokeback Mountain tells the story of a ranch-hand and a rodeo cowboy who meet in the summer of 1963 as sheep herders and unexpectedly make a lifelong connection that develops into a lifelong complicated love story. This movie trailer reveals some of the intimacy of their relationship, as well as their marriages.
The film has received numerous accolades, including Academy nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Original Score, and Best Adapted Screenplay. It won Oscars for Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Original Score. It received more Academy Award nominations than any other film of the year.