Blu-ray Release: Northern Shade

Blu-ray Release Date: Feb. 28, 2023
Price: Blu-ray $24.95
Studio: Bayview

Set during the Covid-19 pandemic, Northern Shade focuses on purpose and redemption in an age of heightened anxiety and isolation.

OEF Army veteran Justin McLaughlin (Jesse Gavin), lives a life of solitude on his boat in Connecticut, working a menial job and avoiding his past. When his estranged brother Charlie (Joseph Poliquin, Grey Hound), goes missing, Justin is forced from isolation and teams up with a private investigator named Frankie to track him down. Together, they discover Charlie’s been recruited by an extremist militia planning an unknown attack. Justin must decide how much of his Army past he’s willing to expose to extract Charlie from the clutches of their paramilitary leader, Billy, while reconciling his own sense of purpose and regaining his brother’s trust.

The directorial debut by veteran editor Christopher Rucinski, this thriller also stars Titania Galliher (Dinner With Schwartzey), Alejandro Bravo (Cicada Song), Romano Orzari (NBC’s Taken), and Rose Marie Guess (TV’s Recruiters: Mission First).

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About Laurence

Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.