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'Brokeback Mountain' turns a short story into a Hollywood first

By Joanna Weiss
Globe Staff / December 11, 2005

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NEW YORK -- What struck screenwriter Diana Ossana when she first read Annie Proulx's short story ''Brokeback Mountain" nearly a decade ago was the way it snuck up on her. It started to unfold as an iconic Western tale of male bonding and rugged landscapes, a glimpse of two young men with sheepherding jobs on a Wyoming mountain. When they ... (Full article: 1317 words)

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