STK-ID 24937

CSs of an Indian painting a statuette. MLS of orange clouds at sunset, birds flying over a big tree. Midday shots of crows on house roof, on ground eating. Several shots from different angles of Indian funeral processions, of people walking, musicians, incense burning carrying dead person on a stretcher decorated with flowers, of another procession more humble arriving at burial place, of men transferring body from stretcher to a different one, of a man digging grave in sand next to a dead child on stretcher with people around, one man looking sad staying close to child's body. Shot of completed grave. Shots at sunset of men burning a body at burial place. MSs of another wealthy funeral procession, band playing music (no sound), boys with crosses, a nice stretcher on wheels with funeral wreaths, people walking, on bicycles, following it. MSs of Buddhist (?) sculpture. TILT DOWNS on people walking out of temple, rickshaw, cart pulled by oxen in foreground passing by. MSs, CSs at the ashram of men standing outside, of doors being opened with crowd walking out, lots of westerners in crowd, of people, mostly wearing white clothes, walking in streets around ashram.


Excerpt from
The India Trip
Pondicherry, Death Valley
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome, 16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486