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Brokeback Mountain Scene 18

Scene 18

Scene 18

  • Ennis yells at Alma because she takes an extra shift at the grocery store and leaves him home alone with the girls.
  • He's so mad he kicks the bucket. He literally kicks a bucket.
  • Meanwhile, Jack sells tractor equipment for his wife's father, while the other men make fun of him.
  • Back at Ennis's house, Alma sees another postcard from Jack. Time for another fishing trip.
  • It's been a few years, and Lureen wonders why Jack's friend doesn't come to Texas to fish. Everything's bigger in Texas, right?
  • Jack says the fishing's better in Wyoming.
  • Ennis is so excited for fishing, he almost leaves without his tackle box.
  • Alma points out that Ennis is forgetting something, and he grabs it.
  • Soon, Ennis meets Jack at the river with his rod firmly in hand. His fishing rod.