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The Trailer For Documentary ‘I AM HEATH LEDGER’

April 5, 2017

Known for films like Brockback Mountain, The Dark Knight and The Patriot, Heath Ledger died tragically in 2008 at the age of 28. The first trailer of an upcoming documentary called I AM HEATH LEDGER, from critically-acclaimed filmmaker Derik Murray was released and can be seen down below!

I Am Heath Ledger will air on Spike TV on Wednesday, May 17. It will also have its world premiere at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival on April 23.

From Network Entertainment, the film will receive a limited theatrical nationwide release on May 3 with Fathom Events. Tickets can be available here. I Am Heath Ledger will also have a Digital/DVD release from Virgil Films on May 23.

Here’s the official synopsis:

I AM HEATH LEDGER provides an intimate look at Heath through the lens of his own camera, with a treasure trove of never-before-seen footage, as he films and often performs in his own personal journey– extravagant in gesture and in action. Through these personal home movies, we get a rare glimpse into his true character– demonstrating his creative energy and unshakable willingness to take risks that instilled such an extraordinary deep love and affection in the people that entered his life.

The film features interviews from close friends, family members, and industry peers such as actors Naomi Watts, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, and Emile Hirsch, directors Ang Lee and Catherine Hardwicke, musicians Ben Harper, Justin Vernon of Bon Iver, and Grace Woodroofe, and the Ledger family. I Am Heath Ledger recounts his fabled rise to the pinnacle of the Hollywood dream and the indelible mark he left. Not only did he cut a path for himself, but Heath often championed other talents and artists whose voices he thought deserved to be heard. The documentary also showcases his most memorable moments on screen from his beginning in Australia to the heights of his Hollywood achievements.

 

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