STK-ID 30539

Shot of weedy field, wind rippling over it, trees bending slightly in the breeze in foreground. LS of long cross among weeds. CU of cross on grave of Percy Laroque, 1962. Shot of carpet of flowers, grass, filling screen. Several PANs past crosses in unkempt cemetery. Shot of memorial plaque in honour of war casualties from the Mission Saint-Louis reserve, TILT DOWN to names. Jerky, meandering front TRAVELLING SHOT through weeds, wild flowers, corn plants. Shots of corn field from closer and closer position. Shot of forest of long stiff reeds. Shots of quiet seascape, land looming indistinctly in distance, of same scene with outboard boat speeding across frame. Shot of seascape, sports fishing boat in distance. ELS of herons on tidal flats. Two shots of seascape.


Excerpt from
Le monde va nous prendre pour des sauvages
Quebec (province)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080