STK-ID 27943

Sequence showing church, buggies tied up in front, parishioners coming out, climbing into rear of trucks. PAN over barren valley in Iles-de-la-Madeleine, valley dotted with small frame dwellings, no trees. PAN from bay towards shingled houses bordering on cove, village across bay in background. PAN across small village to side shot of high rocky coastline, no vegetation. Shots of men working on dock under construction. Shots of men of voluntary fire brigade loading barrels of water onto truck, running towards truck with fire hoses. PAN from sunken pier to odd shaped rocks along coast. Shots of small waves sweeping gently across beach, of heavier waves coming in. MS of badly eroded rocks along coast. Shots over sandy beach in rainstorm. MS of fisherman hauling in fish on single lines. LS of small fishing smack speeding through water, water spraying frame as camera cuts through choppy water. ECU of fish in boat. CS of middle-aged fisherman. CS of teenage girl fishing. CS of fisherman's wife. Three shots of fishermen walking past camera, past shingled buildings.


Excerpt from
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w, 16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio