STK-ID 2567

HAMLS over marketplace, FOLLOW SHOT of old Chinese man entering store to buy medicinal plant. Vendor wheights product, CU of hands paying. CSs of buying and selling in market. CS to DOLLY OUT of wedding ceremony, children effigies in front of altar, Buddhist priest officiating, families gathered around. Sequence on new year festivities, various shots of smiling family members enjoying meal with chop sticks. Shots of home altar, family kotowing to altar, children kotowing to grand parents. CU of old man receiving kotows. CS of string of fire crackers set off, exploding to PAN of family watching.


Excerpt from
Attitudes on Death
Hong Kong
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