STK-ID 12670

Various shots of villages and activities in Laos and Cambodia. Shot of elderly woman sifting grain, another woman and her brood operating primitive mechanical set-up for pounding corn. CUs of children, of woman, of cluster of ears of corn hanging from top of clothesline pole. PAN of village showing frail houses on stilts, or on the ground, of natives racing to one of the buildings, congregating there. CUs of native children and women. LS of native homes. LAS of palm trees, TILT DOWN to stilt houses. HALS of man poling his way down river in dugout canoe, of woman wading in water. Several shots of villages, of huts, activity. LS of headquarter of the International Commission for Supervision and Control in Batdambang, Cambodia, of long building on stilts housing the Canadian delegation. Various shots of village streets, numerous cyclists speeding about, carts, the occasional automobile, pedestrians.


Excerpt from
Batdambang, Laos
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486