Watch Brokeback Mountain as you’ve never seen it before…

Joe Williams December 2, 2015
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The film’s famous ‘quit you’ scene has been re-enacted to raise money for the elderly community.

Two senior citizens have taken the roles of Ennis and Jack in the latest interpretation of legendary Oscar-winning film Brokeback Mountain.

The pair filmed their own version of the movie’s ‘I wish I knew how to quit you’ scene in a bid to raise money for their local community.

Watch Brokeback Mountain as you’ve never seen it before…

A video of the pair’s hilarious performance was posted on YouTube by openly gay activist and charity worker Matthew Hoffman.

Hoffman is founder of ‘Tuesdays With Matthew’, an ingenious, feel-good volunteer group for the elder generation, that sees them recreate iconic scenes from popular movies.

Although the group’s main aim is to raise money – and have lots of fun while doing it – Hoffman says he likes to make the scenes as realistic as possible, hunting down scenery, props and costumes for his ‘stars’.

Money raised from the video is donated to Hoffman’s local community centre and Meals On Wheels – an organisation that helps provide meals to the elderly.

And we’re sure that original star of the movie, Jake Gyllenhaal, would love the film’s latest interpretation.

The actor recently said that he thinks the film industry is becoming increasingly gay-friendly.

He spoke a decade after starring as Jack Twist in the iconic gay film, to reflect on the LGBT community’s advances in general, and said he hopes it will have a positive affect on Hollywood.

“I think it is changing and it’s pretty amazing how it’s changing. And one of the things that I’m so proud of that movie, was to see, within the past basically 10 years, how much has changed.

“When the Supreme Court [issued a ruling] just a little while ago, I felt like we had been part, a little part and parcel of that movement. I was proud, you know?” he added.

Watch Brokeback Mountain as you’ve never seen it before…

“To me that’s really a pretty incredible moment. We had to wait a little while for it. But when will it be OK for an actor to be gay? I mean, it’s OK now.”

Gyllenhaal earlier this year paid an emotional tribute to late co-star Heath Ledger.

The star opened up about his “best friend” Ledger, who died of an accidental drug overdose at age 28.

Watch the clip below.

Related topics: Brokeback Mountain, Gay, Jake Gyllenhaal, LGBT

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