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GayNZ.com's gay guide to the Oscars

Tue 28 Feb 2006 In: Movies

There's plenty of gayness to be had at the Oscars this year, with three films taking on glbt themes, lead characters, or both. Not an out actor to be seen, though... Brokeback Mountain Ang Lee's romantic tragedy about two gay shepherds has swept up awards at the Golden Globes and the BAFTAS, and is in for eight Oscar nominations including Best Picture: ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE - Heath Ledger ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE - Jake Gyllenhaal ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE - Michelle Williams CINEMATOGRAPHY - Rodrigo Prieto ACHIEVEMENT IN DIRECTING - Ang Lee MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE) - Gustavo Santaolalla BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY - Larry McMurtry   

Credit: Chris Banks

First published: Tuesday, 28th February 2006 - 12:00pm

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