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The Heath Ledger directed animated music video for US band Modest Mouse‘s track “King Rat” has premiered online today (August 5).

The six-minute video was made by the deceased actor to raise awareness of the dangers of commercial whaling.

The animation was finished after Ledger’s death in 2008 by the video compnay he collaborated with.

The video ends by saying: “This began with our friend, a great defender of life, and was completed in his spirit.”

See the Heath Ledger directed video for Modest Mouse’s King Rat here:

Modest Mouse – King Rat (International Version)

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Profits from King Rat video downloads from iTunes’ US store will go to the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.


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