The Reluctant Deckhand

The Reluctant Deckhand

| 33 min

Tess is ten years old--old enough to join her mother, Sue, for a summer's fishing in the northern waters off Vancouver Island on their boat the Henry Bay. However Tess is reluctant to go: she fears the stormy waters and would rather stay at home for the summer with her best friend, Candice. Tess does go, and with her goes Maa-mou the cat, a parting gift from Candice, as her lively companion. Together they rise to the challenges of life on a fishing boat, and thrill in the summer's unexpected pleasures.

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  • director
    Jan Padgett
  • script
    Jan Padgett
  • producer
    George Johnson
  • executive producer
    Barbara Janes
    Don Haig
    Svend-Erik Eriksen
  • sound
    George Lyske
  • editing
    Debra Rurak
  • sound editing
    Gael MacLean
  • re-recording
    Brian Campbell
    Brad Belcher
  • animation
    Amanda Forbis
  • voice
    Genevieve Stone
    Merrilyn Gann
    Gunnargie O'Sullivan
    Marcy Goldberg
    Michael Booth
    Irene Hayman
    Sam Malkin
  • music
    J. Douglas Dodd