The story, set in Little Italy, centers on the return of Nino, a local boy done good played by Fab Filippo. Nino is the neighbourhood golden boy, having left for Hollywood to try his luck in the city of dreams, and now he's returned clutching the biggest one - a leading role in a major feature opposite the Hollywood It-Girl of the moment, Vanessa Luna (Paula Rivera). The bonus? She's also currently his girlfriend.
In Home Again, which had its world premiere at TIFF 2012, three very different people - Dunstan from New York (played by Lyriq Bent), Everton from England (Stephan James) and Marva (Tatyana Ali) from Toronto - find themselves fighting for survival when they each run afoul of the law for minor offenses and find themselves sent back to Jamaica, their country of birth, with little more than an entry document and their own wits to start over a new life.
Featuring eleven films spanning Reeves' career, the selection goes from 80s hockey actioner Youngblood, which shows Reeves in his feature film debut beside Rob Lowe and Patrick Swayze, to stoner comedy Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure [screening Feb 1] which forever cemented Keanu's awestruck, slightly stoned trademark "whoa...", to indie drama My Own Private Idaho [Feb 22], to his iconic and star-making turns in Speed [March 15] and of course, The Matrix [March 22].
Featuring Canadian filmmakers showcasing the best in homegrown horror, the festival's opening feature is zombie flick 'Sick', at 7pm by director Ryan M. Andrews, in its world premiere together with the short film "The Post-Lifers" (Toronto Premiere) directed by Greg Kovacs.