STK-ID 20633

Shots of two boys with dogsleds going away from camera on narrow road between high snowbanks. Shots of badly cleared road, car tracks, high snowbanks, snow-covered fields. TRAVELLING SHOT ahead on narrow, snowy road bordered by high snowbanks, houses in background. Cut to HALS of snow-covered field, single farm building, tree-covered slopes in foreground and in background. HAS snowy field. HALS of three boys on snowy field, farm buildings in background. Cut to one building, two sheep peering at camera over snowbank from doorway. LS of snowblower in action in deep snow on road, rocky, tree-scattered mound in background. HAS down slope on road between high, square-cut snowbanks, countryside in background, Hydro-Québec tower. Shot along hill road, high snowbanks, vehicle going up slope in distance. Shot of farmer bringing milk cans back towards house from highway, traffic whizzing by in second shot. MLS of abandoned dwelling, old scaffolds hugging walls, undisturbed snow in foreground. Two shots of snowblower in action, passing close to camera in one shot. Cut to LS of two children playing with snowshoes in farm yard. Shots of snow plough, snowblower on road, couple of cars heading for them cautiously. Shots over snow-covered fields to horizon, wooden fences criss-crossing. MLS, ELS of boy standing on snow-covered field extending to horizon.


Excerpt from
Québec en silence
Quebec (province)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080