STK-ID 22615

Entente cordiale (warm harmony): shot of student reading booklet, cut to cover of book as boy throws it on table "Trois-Pistoles, French summer school". CUs of locomotive wheels as train pulls into station, cut to exchange students stepping down on platform, being greeted. Shot of two of the boys being shown the room they will share for duration of course. Shot of large welcome sign. Various HASs, level shots of students arriving at school, registering, taking part in classes. Shot of students standing in garden, chatting, comparing notes. Shot of boy seated in lounge chair on lawn writing home in French. Shot of students assembled on porch of Ouellet's restaurant. Shots of students jumping off pier, swimming in Saint Lawrence River, others sitting on rocks and chatting. Shot of two boys finishing tennis match and walking home. Shot of meal, many students sitting around table. Shot of visit to bakery, to sawmill. Shot of three girls going shopping. Shot of girl in her room, walking to balcony, talking to boy. Cut to the two on park bench comparing notes. Sequence on students learning French in class, teacher at desk, at blackboard. Sequence on barn dance, CUs of fiddler, piano player, dancers and parade of costumed young people. Shot of boy in bed writing home in French. Sequence on outing, people sitting on rocks, singing.


Excerpt from
Reportages nº 109
National Film Board
Available formats
HDCAM SR, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080