Hold Fast (2013)
Hold Fast is the story of Michael, a smart and stubborn 14-year old from Newfoundland outports whose world is turned upside down when his parents die in a car crash. Michael is sent to live in a city far from his beloved fishing village. In trouble at school and in constant conflict with his hard-nosed Uncle Ted, Michael feels uprooted and unwanted. After he goes ballistic at school and knocks a kid out cold Michael vows to run away. His timid cousin Curtis begs to join him and together they set off on a quest for freedom and belonging, determined to prove they can survive on their own. Their journey into Newfoundland wilderness proves more revealing than either could have imagined.