STK-ID 26702

Various shots inside Italian Canadian household beginning with PAN from shelf with radio, camera and image of Virgin Mary to WS of kitchen. MCU of stove with pots boiling. PAN from dishes, past sink, to stove. Frontal MCU and over-the-shoulder shot of man eating spaghetti, PAN to boy at stove cooking hot dog over the flame with a fork. CU of transistor radio and Beatles wallet. Various shots inside living room including television set and mantelpiece with images of Jesus, family portraits and knick knacks. ZOOM IN of postcard showing street scene in Italy that says “Cinquefrondi (RC) – Via Roma.” CUs on knick knacks and ECU on postcard showing a panoramic view of aqueduct with trees and city in the background caption reads “Cinquefrondi – Panorama.” WS of dresser in bedroom PAN to bed. Various shots of backyard showing garden and clothesline. MSs of man and boy weeding tomato patch.


Excerpt from
The Visit
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