Story to ScreenplayBook - 2005 | 1st Scribner trade pbk. ed.
A companion volume to the new film chronicling the intimate relationship between two cowboys that spans many years and frequent separations, includes not only the original award-winning story on which the film is based, but also the complete screenplay and two essays on how the story was translated into film. Original. 50,000 first printing. (A Focus Features film, written by Larry McMurtry & Diana Ossana, directed by Ang Lee, releasing December 2005, starring Jake Gyllenhaal & Heath Ledger). (Performing Arts).
Simon and Schuster
Annie Proulx has written some of the most original and brilliant short stories in contemporary literature, and for many readers and reviewers, Brokeback Mountain is her masterpiece.
Brokeback Mountain was originally published in The New Yorker. It won the National Magazine Award. It also won an O. Henry Prize. Included in this volume is Annie Proulx's haunting story about the difficult, dangerous love affair between a ranch hand and a rodeo cowboy. Also included is the celebrated screenplay for the major motion picture "Brokeback Mountain," written by Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana. All three writers have contributed essays on the process of adapting this critically acclaimed story for film.
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“There was some open space between what he knew and what he tried to believe, but nothing could be done about it, and if you can't fix it you've got to stand it.”
“Tell you what, we could a had a good life together, a f**kin real good life. You wouldn't do it, Ennis, so what we got now is Brokeback Mountain. Everthing built on that. It's all we got, boy, f**kin all, so I hope you know that if you don't never know the rest.”
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