I Am Heath Ledger chronicles the short but remarkable life of the late Australian actor Heath Ledger. It provides a unique and interesting perspective as it demonstrates life through his own eyes, showing viewers footage he filmed himself.
The film chronologically covers the years of Heath’s life, including both his acting roles and his family life. He was loved dearly by those around him, and the film emphasises his love of creativity and thirst for adventure which accounted for a large part of his existence. It features interviews with family members, who speak in detail of their lives together, as well as close friends from the creative industry who reminisce on their memories of Heath. Although his life was tragically cut short, I Am Heath Ledger sticks to a more positive tone by celebrating his life and work.