A mute outsider goes on a psychedelic journey to escape small-town bravado and find his voice.
A film by Mike Maryniuk
Shooting Format: 4k, 35mm, 16mm, S8mm, Hi8
Length: 74 Minutes
DRAMA, COMEDY, ANIMATION
The Goose a mute young man attempts regain his voice and to escape his oppressive surroundings with the help of an inventive, but behind the times Travel Agent. The Goose must traverse a gauntlet of miscommunication, small town bravado and his Snowbird weirdos to achieve this goal. He meets a woman known as the Escape Artist in the hospital and they hatch a loose plot to migrate to Arizona, where the Goose can receive new age voice therapy and the Escape Artist can escape winter’s clutches.
Mike Maryniuk - Director, Producer, Designer, Writer, Animator and Editor
Josh Marr - Director of Photography
Gwen Trutnau - Art Direction, Costume, Make Up, Associate Producer
Kevin Bacon – Field Sound
Andy Rudolph – Sound Mix, Sound Design, Sound Edit
Kelsey Braun – Sound Edit, ADR, Design
Alek Rzeszowski – Additional Writing, Assistant Director, Additional Edit
Rhayne Vermette - Additional 16mm Photography
Leslie Supnet – Video Game Animation
Shelly Anthis – Production Management
Devon Unrau – Camera Assistant
Pascal Boisvert – Camera Assistant
Aaron Zeghers – Camera Assistant
Ryan Simmons – Camera Assistant
Curtis Wiebe – Art Dept.
Chad Giesbrecht – Art Dept.
Evin Collis – Animation Assistant
Jason Lapeyere – Script Mentor
Paul Leary – Original Score
Andrew Courtnage (Smoky Tiger) - additional music
JD and the Sunshine Band - additional music
Funders: Canada Coucil for the Arts, Manitoba Arts Council,
Manitoba Film and Music, Winnipeg Film Group