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Brokeback Mountain: Camerawork

by Christine Acham

In this pivotal scene Jack and Ennis make love for the first time the entire scene is shot in closeups revealing the intimacy and privacy of the moment. This is contrasted the following shot in which the pair are seen from a high angle wide shot, exposed and judged from the passerby.

Brokeback Mountain Closeups and Wideshots

The pivotal love scene between Jack and Ennis.

from Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Creator: Ang Lee
Distributor: Focus Features
Posted by Christine Acham