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Jake Gyllenhaal is looking back at his significant role.
Talked to Gilenhal Vanity Fair Heath Ledger, who starred with the late Heath Ledger in “Brokeback Mountain” in 2005, said that being on the set was “really deep and fun.”
“You know, relationships, I think there was something between me and Heath when we were making this movie that was based on the deep love for a lot of people that we knew and grew up in our lives and had a deep respect for their love.” Their relationship, ”Gyllenhaal continued.
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The Cowboys saw Gilenhall and Ledger as lovers in the film.
“One of the things I really remember about the process after the movie came out is that Heath never wants to joke,” he shared. “Even as I think, culturally, a lot of jokes were made or made fun of in movies and things like that.”
“His complete devotion to how serious and important the relationship between these two characters was, it showed me, I think, how dedicated he was as an actor and how dedicated he was – and we both – to the story of the movie.”
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Gyllenhaal remembers their morning routine “waking up in the morning, making everyone coffee and then having a little breakfast and walking to work together”.
It wasn’t until a question-and-answer session at the Arrow Theater in Los Angeles that they realized the impact of the movie when a man told the two of them that he had seen “Brokeback Mountain” 11 times in 10 days.
“And I thought 11 times in 10 days! We were joking and joking with each other before we moved on and then the deep realization of the depth of this thing washed over us,” he said. I can’t express how proud I am of that. “