Northern Banner Releasing presents
A Film by Bretten Hannam
Starring Justin Rain and Glen Gould
Opens in Toronto
After a wildly successful festival run and racking up multiple awards, including the Screen Nova Scotia Award for Best Feature Film, North Mountain is returning to Toronto for a week-long engagement at The Carlton Cinema, beginning on June 29.
Wolf, a young Mi’kmaw hunter, spends his days hunting and trapping on the isolated North Mountain. His simple routine is disturbed when he discovers Crane, a wounded ex-con on the run from the law. Wolf nurses Crane back to health, and an intimate bond forms between them. The arrival of a dirty cop from Crane’s past sets into motion a series of dark events that tests their relationship and changes their lives forever.
North Mountain is a Two-Spirit thriller that is centered around an inter-generational romance between two Mi’kmaq men who are connected in an unconventional way, and bound by fate to face death.
North Mountain is the directorial feature debut from Bretten Hannam, a Nova Scotia filmmaker of Mi’kmaw, Ojibwe, and Scottish ancestry. He is a Fellow of the Praxis Centre for Screenwriters, Outfest Screenwriting Lab, as well as an alumnus of the Canadian Film Centre’s Screenwriting Lab.
North Mountain stars Justin Rain (Fear the Walking Dead, Blackstone), Glen Gould (Cardinal, Mohawk Girls, The Strain), Gary Levert (Pure S.01) and Meredith MacNeill (Baroness Von Sketch Show). It was produced by Mazeking Pictures in association with Kingsberg Studios and Mazewalker Films, and is distributed in Canada by Northern Banner Releasing.
About Northern Banner Releasing
Northern Banner Releasing is Raven Banner Releasing’s specialty distribution arm with a singular vision to distribute quality, award-winning indie films. Northern Banner’s recent slate has included: Kevan Funk’s Hello Destroyer; winner of Cannes Un Certain Regard, The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki; Cannes Critic’s Week Grand Prize winner, Mimosas; Rob Reiner’s LBJ starring Woody Harrelson, Academy Award nominated Embrace of the Serpent, Black Cop, and Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts.