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Gran Torino And The Death Of The American Hero
David Moats , February 20th, 2009 14:28

Gran Torino, Clint's last acting role, sees an old-school Eastwood hero faced with the complex and sensitive issue of inner city gangs. Dave Moats wonders if he's he up to the task. Plus a gallery of cinematic swan songs.


Heath Ledger

Reason for Leaving cinema:
Overdose of Sleeping Pills

Last Film: The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
In this forthcoming film directed by Terry Gilliam, the character played by Ledger will now be supplemented by turns from Johnny Depp and Colin Farrell, an idea taken from I'm Not There which was in turn taken from That Obscure Object of Desire. Maybe he'll be the first actor in history to win two posthumous Oscars.