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Ledger's Dad: Dark Knight 'Very Good'

Father attends premiere of new Batman movie
By Elizabeth Wolff,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 15, 2008 9:47 AM CDT
Ledger's Dad: Dark Knight 'Very Good'
Heath Ledger as The Joker, is shown in a scene with Christian Bale, starring as Batman in "The Dark Knight."    (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, Stephen Vaughan)

(Newser) – Heath Ledger’s parents and older sister turned out for last night’s premiere of The Dark Knight but bypassed the red carpet where the cast paid tribute to the late actor and his performance, People reports. Ledger’s dad, Kim, left the theater giving thumbs up and saying the film was “very good.”

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"It hurts too much to talk about him," co-star Maggie Gyllenhaal told the Daily News. "In a way my heart is closed tonight." (Read more Heath Ledger stories.)

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