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Ledger, Heath 1979-2008

Overview
Works: 217 works in 878 publications in 10 languages and 29,396 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Western films  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Motion pictures  Biographical films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The dark knight by Christopher Nolan( visu )
68 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,673 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 the city 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 as The Joker. The Joker, whose eerie grin and laughter characterize his emotional and mental instability, becomes a dangerous adversary that Batman seeks to stop at all costs
Brokeback Mountain by Ang Lee( visu )
78 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,281 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 Roland Emmerich( visu )
48 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,095 libraries worldwide
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
A knight's tale by Tim Van Rellim( visu )
39 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,235 libraries worldwide
The rousing story of lowborn Willian Thatcher's quest to change his stars, win the heart of an exceedingly fair maiden and rock his medieval world. Follow this fearless squire and his band of medieval misfits as they careen their way toward impossible glory that's part romance, part road trip and part exuberant swashbuckling
10 things I hate about you by Gil Junger( visu )
33 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,140 libraries worldwide
On the 1st day at his new school, Cameron falls for Bianca. But Bianca is forbidden to date until her ill-tempered older sister Kat goes out too. So Cameron singles out someone who could be a match for Kat
Monster's ball by Marc Forster( visu )
55 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,981 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 Matt Damon( visu )
40 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,650 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( visu )
26 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,631 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( visu )
40 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,483 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( visu )
24 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,370 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( visu )
22 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,175 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 ( visu )
10 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 945 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( visu )
23 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 740 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
Candy by Neil Armfield( visu )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 506 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
The order ( visu )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 469 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
Two hands by Prod Co: Australian Film Finance Corporation/CML/Meridian Films( visu )
21 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 239 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
Roar ( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 122 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
The Dark Knight trilogy ( visu )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 113 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
Monster's ball "O" ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 48 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
Glory by Edward Zwick( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 48 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
 
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Ledger, Heath
Ledger, Heath Andrew, 1979-2008
Ledger, Heathcliff Andrew, 1979-2008
レジャー, ヒース
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