An American crime thriller about a convict who is abandoned by his ex-wife and prevented from seeing his young daughter. As a parolee he develops a relationship with a lonely and troubled woman, whom he saves from a violent attack, killing the assailant in the process. Once more on the run, he is forced to re-evaluate his freedom as he evades the law and faces demons from his past. The film was shot on location in various small towns in southern Illinois: Alton, Wood River, East Alton, and Jerseyville.
JOINT BODY made its Chicago Premiere at the Midwest Independent Film Festival in May 2012, earning the award for Best Screenplay and nominations for Best Feature Film, Cinematography, Editing and Director.