Road North

A sly riff on the Prodigal Son story, Mika Kaurismaki’s latest — about a joyless workaholic concert pianist who ends up on a wild ride with his long-lost rapscallion father — is a funny and cogent analysis of machismo, abandonment issues and the value of reconnecting with one’s roots. (TIFF)

The Gunman

An international operative named Martin Terrier wants out of the game, so he can settle down with his longtime love. The organization he works for has other plans in mind, and he is forced to go on the run across Europe

Heart of a Lion

Neo-Nazi falls in love with a woman who has a black son and finds himself fighting with conflicting feelings.