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Ledger, Heath 1979-2008

Overview
Works: 258 works in 1,252 publications in 8 languages and 31,707 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Action and adventure films  War films  Fantasy films  Romance films  Comedy films  Western films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Heath Ledger
The Dark Knight by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

94 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman raises the stakes on his war on crime and sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague Gotham City's streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham City as The Joker, who pushes the city to the brink of anarchy and Batman to the brink of crossing the line between hero and vigilante
Brokeback Mountain by Ang Lee( Visual )

108 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1963, a time in the United States when life was simple, straightforward and the lines between the sexes and sex roles were crisply drawn and severely delineated. Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist find themselves thrown together when they are hired to tend sheep in the remote area of Brokeback Mountain, Wyoming. Because of the job, the two are forced to spend many hours together alone in the wild. Ennis and Jack are inexorably drawn to each other through their proximity, loneliness and through a shared lack of tenderness and emotion in their lives and are emotionally, physically and psychically bonded to each other almost from the start
The patriot by Chris Cooper( Visual )

89 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A hero of the fierce French and Indian conflict, Martin had renounced fighting forever to raise his family in peace. But when the British arrive at his South Carolina home and endanger what he holds dear, Martin takes up arms alongside his idealistic patriot son, Gabriel, and leads a brave rebel Militia into battle against a relentless and overwhelming English army. In the process, he discovers the only way to protect his family is to fight for a young nation's freedom."--Back of container
10 Things I Hate About You by Gil Junger( Visual )

52 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cameron falls for the most beautiful girl in school. However, she is forbidden to date until the most hated girl in school, her ill-tempered older sister, goes out too. DVD
A knight's tale by Tim Van Rellim( Visual )

51 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his master dies, a peasant squire, fueled by his desire for food and glory, creates a new identity for himself as a knight
Monster's ball by Marc Forster( Visual )

80 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hank and Leticia inhabit stark, queasy realities of the contemporary South, he as a death row corrections officer and she as the soon-to-be widow of an inmate whose execution Hank helps conduct. In the aftermath of the execution, both lose their children to tragic deaths and they form an unlikely bond
The Brothers Grimm by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

62 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

19th-century "folklore collectors" Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm are con artists. They perform exorcisms of "evil enchantments" (for a healthy fee) while wandering about in French-occupied Germany during the Napoleonic wars. Wilhelm is a swashbuckling cad with an answer for everything, while Jacob is a dreamer who looks at life through fairytale-tinted spectacles. When French Gen. Delatombe gets wise to the schemes of Team Grimm, he presents them with a real-life mystery to solve or face the executioner's ax: children in a village have been disappearing--now the brothers' lives depend on finding out why. The charlatans must accept the burden of vanquishing what they claim as real, and find themselves ensnared in a genuinely supernatural crisis in a dark forest, amid fantastical marvels and truly enchanted flora and fauna
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

33 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The immortal Dr. Parnassus and his daughter Valentina travel the countryside with his imaginarium show, a mirror that audience members enter and are given two different paths to follow. If they choose correctly they will find joy and happiness, but choose wrongly and things will be quite the opposite. The doctor must also discover the right course to follow. After making a deal with Mr. Nick years ago, he must choose the correct path if he is to save his beloved daughter from Satan
I'm not there by Todd Haynes( Visual )

65 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicting the different stages and changes in Bob Dylan's career, six actors each portray the musician at different points of his life, creating a patchwork of personalities, attitudes, interests and ambitions
The four feathers by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

43 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an admired soldier leaves his regiment in disgrace, he sets out on a sweeping adventure to regain his honor, recapture his love and save the life of his best friend
Casanova by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

30 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Casanova has to begin searching for a wife. He is a womanizer with many conquests and If he cannot show he is living a more respectable life, the Church will throw him out of Venice. He is quickly engaged to Victoria, a woman with a pure reputation. As soon as that is arranged, he meets Francesca, a feminist who hates all he stands for. He pretends to be someone else to get into her good graces, and soon finds out she is engaged to Papprizzio, a man whom she has never met. Meanwhile, arriving in Venice to find Casanova, is Pucci, one of the Vatican's most known and feared inquisitors. Francesca falls in love with Casanova, who is pretending to be the Lard king himself. Francesca's brother Donato is in love with Victoria and her mother Andrea wants Francesca to marry a man of substance
Lords of Dogtown( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and French and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of the legendary Z-Boys, this film is a fictionalized take on a brilliant group of young skateboarders who perfect their craft in the empty swimming pools of unsuspecting suburban homeowners, pioneering a thrilling new sport
Ned Kelly by Gregor Jordan( Visual )

33 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Irish immigrant Ned Kelly is sentenced to three years in prison for stealing horse. After his release, he finds work tending to horses owned by Richard Cook, whose wife becomes interested in Ned. Fitzpatrick, is a police officer interested in Ned's sister Kate. When she refuses his advances, Fitzpatrick steals the family's animals. Not being able to go straight, Ned goes on the run and steals from a string of banks to support himself and his gang
The order by Matthew Barney( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the head of a secret order of priests is found dead, with a strange mark left on his body, another member is sent to investigate. He soon finds himself plunged into a mystery, only to find himself at the heart of it
Candy by Neil Armfield( Visual )

33 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dan is a poet who falls in love with two kinds of Candy: a woman of the same name and heroin. As Dan goes from a smart-aleck to someone trying to find a vein to inject, Candy changes from an actress to a streetwalker and then a madwoman. Starting in Sydney, the two eventually end up in Melbourne to try and go clean, but they fail. This leads them to turn to finding money and heroin, while other posessions and attachments become unimportant
Two hands by Prod Co: Australian Film Finance Corporation/CML/Meridian Films( Visual )

25 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

19-year-old Jimmy finds himself in debt to a local gangster when some gang loot disappears and sets him on the run from thugs. Meanwhile, two street kids start a shopping spree when they find the missing money
The Dark Knight trilogy by Christian Bale( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Batman begins: After his parents' murders, disillusioned heir Bruce Wayne travels the world seeking the means to fight injustice. With the help of his trusted butler Alfred, detective Jim Gordon and his ally Lucius Fox, Bruce returns to Gotham City and unleashes his alter-ego: Batman, a masked crusader who uses strength, intellect and high-tech weaponry to fight evil
Roar( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 400 AD, only one man, Prince Conor, can unite the long-suffering Celtic clans against the seductively lethal Roman Queen Diana and her evil wizard, Longinus. As Conor attempts to harness the magical power of the land called "The Roar," he is assisted by a ragtag group of fighters
Glory by Edward Zwick( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Patriot: A hero of the French and Indian conflict, Benjamin Martin had renounced fighting forever to raise his family in peace. However, when British troops arrive at his South Carolina home and endanger his family, he takes up arms alongside his idealistic patriot son, Gabriel
Monster's ball ; "O"( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monster's ball: Hank, an embittered prison guard working on Death Row, begins an affair with Leticia, the wife of a man under his watch on the Row
 
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Heath Ledger acteur américain

Heath Ledger actor australià

Heath Ledger actor estadounidense

Heath Ledger aktor australijski

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Heath Ledger Australisch acteur

Heath Ledger australischer Filmschauspieler

Heathcliff Andreas Ledger

Hit Ledcer

Hīts Ledžers

Ledger, Heath

Ledger, Heath Andrew 1979-2008

Ledger, Heathcliff Andrew 1979-2008

Χιθ Λέτζερ

Гіт Леджер

Гіт Лэджэр

Леджер, Хит

Хийт Леджър

Хит Леджер

Хит Леджер американский актёр и режиссёр

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Хит Леџер

Хіт Леджэр

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