I Am Heath Ledger (2017)
Wednesday 6th December 2017
From his breathtaking performance in Brokeback Mountain to his unforgettable and career defining turn as The Joker in The Dark Knight, Heath Ledger proved his talent on the screen but who was the man behind the legend?
From the producers of acclaimed documentary Facing Ali, comes I Am Heath Ledger, a captivating, compelling portrait of a unique man - an Oscar® winner who transcended the silver screen. The film arrives in the UK for the first time on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital on 22nd January 2018 courtesy of Dazzler Media.
Heath Ledger fully inhabited life, leaving not just traces, but laid bare great swaths of himself for an adoring public to ponder. Extravagant in gesture and in action, it was this energy and unshakable willingness to take risks that instilled such an extraordinarily deep love and affection in those people close to him.
I Am Heath Ledger showcases a combination of originally filmed interviews paired with archival footage, iconic photographs, home movies and family snapshots. Serving as threads to connect his ever-changing roles and the circumstances of the artist's life are music videos Ledger directed, bringing to life his passion for creativity.
This fascinating feature documentary depicts an extremely gifted and versatile artist whose talents span a broad array of mediums including acting, producing, directing, screenwriting, photography, painting, poetry, and music. Chief among his greatest allures was his rejection of the trappings and attention of Hollywood along with his attempt to live an ordinary artist's life.
I Am Heath Ledger shows the man behind the legend of a true cultural icon.
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