Hanger's Limb

After surviving a brutal amputation during the Civil War, James Hanger returns home emotionally and physically broken. In order to survive his depression, he designs and builds the first prosthetic leg with knee and ankle joints. Recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Production Grant.

  • Joel David Santner
  • Joel David Santner
  • Gracie Corapi
  • Xiaoyuan Xiao
  • Markus Jorgenson
    Key Cast
    "James Hanger"
  • Kristin Carey
    Key Cast
    "Eliza Hanger"
  • Tom Kiesche
    Key Cast
    "William Hanger"
  • Grace Mumm
    Key Cast
    "Sandrine Buchanan "
  • Dennis W. Hall
    Key Cast
    "Dr. Robison"
  • Christopher Zappia
    Key Cast
    "Hamilton Page"
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Drama, Biography, War, History
  • Runtime:
    18 minutes 25 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 28, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    40,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Shooting Format:
    Arri Alexa
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Joel David Santner

Joel is an award-winning filmmaker and has screened his movies at the Screamfest Horror Film Festival, among others. His feature, Bare Knuckle, was nominated for Best Director and Best Feature Film at the Hollywood Verge Film Awards, his script, The Coffin Club, was featured on The Black List, and he is a recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Production Grant for his project, Hanger’s Limb.

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