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Logline: America, 1871, “Lightning” Joe Ledbetter was once a notorious “Gun For Hire.” After marrying he gave up his life of violence, but when a vicious mining company looks to steal their land, Ledbetter must break his oath or pack up and leave.
“Gunhand” is an independent feature film that is a traditional Western with a modern twist. We’ve got an excellent crew of experienced professionals who can’t wait to get this film made! The film has a character-driven story with a large dose of action and suspense. For the past three years, we have been working on the script and over time we have built up enough footage for our teasers. Now it’s time for us to take the plunge…together!
That means you can be a part of this film by joining our campaign on Indiegogo.
Director – Rey Agaoglu
DOP – David Anthony van der Meijde
Producer – Michel Volwater – Co-produced his first feature film “Purgatorium” earlier this year, produced “MAGASIN” (Nominated for Best Narrative Film at SCENECS International Debut Film Festival) and “Niemandsland,” nominated for Best Post-production of Shortcuts 2015.
Executive Producer – Brandon Waites
Executive Producer – Erman Baradi
Special FX Make Up – ELCFX (Eugene Leclercq & Jolijn Brouwer) – “The Walking Dead”
Makeup & Photography – Dominique Jahshan
Composer – Martijn de Man
Sound Supervisor – David Rusting
Script Supervisor – Jesse Simonis
About the Film:
“‘Gunhand’ is a film that I’ve been carrying with me since childhood. Growing up in a very small town in Canada in the 1970s and 80s, the movie theater for me was the best and only escape from the mundane and ordinary. I distinctly remember seeing my first Western on the big screen at the age of seven. It had a huge impact on me. I enjoyed immersing myself in those worlds, through reading Western novels and comics.
‘Gunhand’ was originally written to be made into a comic or graphic novel. But in 2012, we decided to see if it could be made into a film, and I began turning it into a low budget screenplay. Bringing a sense of realism to a Western film and still presenting the story and characters in a modern and entertaining way is a challenge I’m looking forward to.” – Rey Agaoglu, director
Current Status: Just started fundraising on Indiegogo.
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