About

Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflicting with the lives they are supposed to live.

7.7
1,210
Directed by

Ang Lee

Written by

Larry McMurtry (Screenplay)
Diana Ossana (Screenplay)
Annie Proulx (Screenplay)

Runtime

134 minutes

Country

United States of America, Canada

Language

English

Tagline

Love is a force of nature

Cast

Keywords

daughter gay loss of loved one bear camping countryside rodeo cowboy homophobia sheep secret love star crossed lovers horseback riding marriage crisis wyoming father murder intolerance

Photos

Lists

#384 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#10 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#191 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Awards

Oscar for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score Gustavo Santaolalla

Oscar for Best Achievement in Directing

Oscar for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Cinematography Rodrigo Prieto