Music video directed by Heath Ledger to be released

Last Updated: Jul 11, 2010, 10:39 AM IST

London: A music video directed by Hollywood star Heath Ledger, his last work before his sudden death two years ago, is ready for it`s official release.

The `Brokeback Mountain` star filmed the video for rapper N`FA`s single `Cause An Effect` shortly before he died from an accidental prescription drugs overdose in January 2008.

The pair had planned to release the track together, but the rapper held back from promoting the song as a sign of respect after the tragic passing of his childhood friend,
reported Daily Star online.

Footage from the video hit the web last year (09) and now Ledger`s family has urged N`FA to share the project, insisting it`s what the late star would have wanted.

"We had intended on releasing it a long, long time ago. But I didn`t feel comfortable doing so after Heath died. But friends and his family said it needed to be seen. Heath loved it," said the rapper.

Ledger, who previously directed videos for singer Ben Drake and rockers `Modest Mouse`, shot the footage with a single camera in the garage at his Sydney, Australia home.

PTI

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