Wolf, a young Mi'kmaw hunter, spends his days hunting and trapping on the isolated North Mountain. His simple routine is disturbed when he discoveres 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 centred around an inter-generational romance between two Mi'kmaq men who are connected in an unconventional way, and bound by fate to face death.