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Brokeback Mountain Scene 4

Scene 4

Scene 4

  • Jack whines about riding back and forth to the sheep multiple times a day.
  • Who knew the commute on a mountain in Wyoming would be so stressful?
  • They trade jobs. Ennis goes to the sheep while Jack stays at camp to cook.
  • Back at camp, Ennis peels off his clothing to wash himself while Jack peels potatoes.
  • Over dinner, they chat more about the rodeo, and life in general.
  • Ennis shares a story about his family, and Jack is impressed Ennis is able to string so many words together.
  • Ennis admits, "Hell, that's the most I spoke in a year."
  • Aww, Ennis has really opened up.