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Ledger, Heath 1979-2008

Overview
Works: 249 works in 1,226 publications in 8 languages and 31,760 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  War films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Romance films  Western films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
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 )

92 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,299 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 )

100 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,477 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 )

87 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,295 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 )

51 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cameron is the new kid in school who becomes smitten with the beautiful Bianca. But Bianca's overprotective and domineering father forbids Bianca to date unless her older sister Kat, an surly and hostile senior, does. In a bid to get Kat a boyfriend, Cameron sets up a plan to have the school stud, Joey Donnar, bribe Patrick Verona, an outcast senior with a rumor-filled past, to take Kat out on dates so he can go to the school's homecoming dance with Bianca. However, neither Patrick or Kat expect their relationship to lead to something so much more
A knight's tale by Tim Van Rellim( Visual )

50 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,359 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 Lee Daniels( Visual )

80 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,083 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 )

64 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

19th-century "folklore collectors" Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm are con artists who perform bogus exorcisms of "evil enchantments" while traveling from village to village in French-occupied Germany. The two soon find themselves ensnared in a genuinely supernatural crisis involving the curse of the Mirror Queen and other such fantastical marvels as the Big Bad Wolf, the Gingerbread Man, and other truly enchanted flora and fauna
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

29 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,645 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 1,572 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 Shekha Kapur( Visual )

36 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in late 19th century England, a soldier resigns from his duties on the eve of a battle with Sudan. His fiancee and three friends give him the title 'feathers,' which means a coward. He changes his mind and goes undercover to help his regiment
Casanova by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

29 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,219 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 925 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 )

32 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Irish immigrant Ned Kelly is sentenced to three years in prison for stealing a 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 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a friend and a member of an arcane order of priests called the Carolingians dies, fellow priest Alex Bernier travels to Rome to investigate the strange circumstances surrounding his death
Candy by Neil Armfield( Visual )

33 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 483 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 )

27 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 247 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 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark Knight: Batman, Police Lieutenant Jim Gordon, and District Attorney Harvey Dent are forced to deal with the chaos unleashed by an anarchist mastermind known only as the Joker, as it drives each of them to their limits
Roar( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 131 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
Brokeback mountain( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twee jonge cowboys voelen bij het schapenhoeden in het Wyoming van de jaren zestig zo'n sterke aantrekkingskracht voor elkaar, dat hun verdere leven erdoor wordt bepaald
Glory by Edward Zwick( Visual )

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

Glory: Two idealistic young Bostonians lead the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, America's first Black regiment in the Civil War
 
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Heath Ledger acteur américain

Heath Ledger actor australià

Heath Ledger actor estadounidense

Heath Ledger aktor australijski

Heath Ledger attore australiano

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

Хит Лежер Австралийн жүжигчид

Хит Леџер

Хіт Леджэр

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הית' לדג'ר

هيث ليدجر

هیت لجر بازیگر و کارگردان استرالیایی

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हीथ लेजर

ਹੀਥ ਲੈਜਰ

હિથ લેજર

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海斯 莱杰

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