STK-ID 22621

Reportages No 48: La Moisson de la mer (Gaspe Cod Fishermen). Side MS of little fishing boat moving slowly up river at dusk, small fishing village visible across river. MCS of man forking cod fish from boat onto pier, PAN to other man on pier forking them off. Front MCS of fishermen placing cod fish on drying rack. PAN left along line. Front CS of fishermen forking cod from hold of fishing schooner onto pier in foreground. MCS PAN right of fisherman forking cod. MS, CS of three men packing filets in wooden shipping boxes in fish packing plant. MCS of girl's hands tacking top of wooden box containing fresh "Corvette" fillets. LS looking up bay past breakwater wall and village on left towards sea, seagulls flying, low rain clouds. Side MLS of fleet of fishing schooners moving slowly out of narrow channel at dawn. Shot of early morning sun, hazy, clouded sky. HALS overlooking channel, several fishing boats anchored at dusk. MCS of boxes of cod fillets in warehouse, box labelled "Ministry of Food, London, England". CS, CU of cod fish being hauled into boat on longline.


Excerpt from
Les Reportages
Gaspesie-Ile-de-la-Madeleine (region)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
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1920 x 1080