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When Heath Ledger died tragically at the age of 28 before the release of The Dark Knight, many speculated that his descent into the role of The Joker jumpstarted a slow spiral of depression and drug use. Now, a clip from a German documentary about the life and death of Ledger, Heath Ledger: Too Young to Die, has appeared online. In it, Ledger's father, Kim Ledger leafs through the journal his son kept to chronicle his journey into The Joker's psyche.

A Clockwork Orange, chaos and clowns clutter the pages of the late actor's scrapbook.

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