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The Brokeback Mountain cast and crew have been stumping for the film since is began debuting at film festivals earlier this year.
Expect the interviews to continue full throttle through the expanded release and into the awards season.
Check back often.
Internet Movie Database (IMDB) background on Ang Lee and his work directing Brokeback Mountain and other films
E. Annie Proulx (short story)
Annie Proulx writing has earned her National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize awards. Her other notable works include The Shipping News (later adapted to the screen) and her first published novel, Postcards.
Annie Proulx describes her encounter with the movie: More Powerful Than My Words (THE AGE [Australia] an essay from Brokeback Mountain: Story to Screenplay [Scribner 2005], Annie Proulx, 04-Feb-2006)
Terrific audio interview with Annie Proulx (BOOKWORM/KCRW, 19-Jan-2006) also available as a Podcast through iTunes
SF Chronicle: combination feature piece, quasi review, and interview with Ang Lee, Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal (30-Nov-2005)
Towleroad blog's interview excerpts with good commentary (21-Nov-2005)
Internet Movie Database (IMDB) background on Heath Ledger and his movie work including his performance as Ennis in Brokeback Mountain
Jake Gyllenhaal (Jack Twist)
Jake Gyllenhaal captured a lot of attention for a stunning role in the cult classic Donnie Darko. He became a mainstream star with The Day After, one of the biggest films of 2004. He stars in Jarhead, winding up its theater run now, and is working on Zodiac, currently in production.
Anne Hathaway was perhaps best known for her breakthrough role in The Princess Diaries, opposite Julie Andrews.
Anne Hathaway talks with the Boston Globe about her role and the filiming of Brokeback Mountain (27-Dec-2005)
Internet Movie Database (IMDB) background on Anne Hathaway and her movie work including her performance as Lureen Newsome, Jack Twist’s wife, in Brokeback Mountain
Roberta Maxwell (Jack's mother)
Roberta Maxwell gives a stunning but brief performance as Jack’s mother in Brokeback Mountain. The Seattle Weekly rightly noted her performance in its roundup of Two-Minute Oscars for 2005. In her four decades of work Maxwell has delivered as many performance as years she’s acted, including both television and movies.
Hollywood Elsewhere fawns over Roberta Maxwell's performance in Brokeback Mountain, plus some interesting insider tidbits (Jeffrey Wells, Jan 2006; scroll way down)
Roberta Maxwell talks to the Toronto Star about the twist in her career that playing Jack's mother offered (21-Dec-2005)
Larry McMurtry, a Pulitizer Prize winning author perhaps best known among movie goers for the novel Terms of Endearment, and Diana Ossana, longtime friend and frequent collaborator, have worked on dozens of screen- and teleplays.