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.

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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 countryside cowboy homophobia secret love star crossed lovers marriage crisis wyoming 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 Directing

Oscar for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

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

Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role Michelle Williams