STK-ID 19495

Various shots of nuns during final vows ceremony in convent chapel of monastery of Les Servantes de Jésus-Marie in Hull, Quebec showing altar, priest officiating, novices in front of altar. MSs of novices receiving black veil, crown of thorns. MS of three novices kneeling, rising and walking towards camera as camera dollies back to include bars of inner chapel and lay attendance in foreground, door closing in extreme foreground. MCU of young novice being dressed with black veil and crown of thorns as she swears her final vows. Various shots of novices with veil and crown of thorns sitting at grille, conversing with family. CUs of ostensory on altar. MCUs of novice swearing final vows. MWS of priest at altar, three nuns approaching, kneeling during ceremony, novices with white veils approaching, kneeling, being dressed in black veils by nuns. TILT DOWN altar to priest. MCU of young novice being dressed with black veil and crown of thorns, swearing her final vows.


Excerpt from
Les petites soeurs
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486