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Monica Almeida/The New York Times Ang Lee won Best Achievement in Directing at the Academy Awards last night for his work on Brokeback Mountain. His acceptance speech acknowledged the Brokeback characters, Ennis and Jack, who “taught all of us…so much about not just all the gay men and women whose love is denied by society, […]

Monica Almeida/The New York Times

Ang Lee won Best Achievement in Directing at the Academy Awards last night for his work on Brokeback Mountain. His acceptance speech acknowledged the Brokeback characters, Ennis and Jack, who “taught all of us…so much about not just all the gay men and women whose love is denied by society, but just as important, the greatness of love itself.”

To glean an insight into Lee’s career, check out the fascinating Regis Dialogue he did with his writer/producer James Schamus at Walker prior to the film’s release–before Brokeback Mountain became a household name.