Hanger’s Limb

School: USC – University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts

Director: Joel David Santner

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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.


Duration: 18 min.

Country: United States of America (USA)

Language: English

Year: 2019

Genre: Fiction (Drama)

Topic: Army, Biography, Body, Building, Cinema, Death, Family, Fear, History, Homeland, human conduct, Human Relationship, Inspiration, Loneliness, Love, Love & Time, Obsession, Relationship, science, War

Cast & Crew

Director: Joel David Santner

Producer: Gracie Corapi , Xiaoyuan Ivy Xiao