STK-ID 3093

CU of Benedictine monk type setting, printing cards in rotoprinter. Sequence showing monks in chapel praying, chanting. MCS of monks binding books. Interior shot of monk's cell at Saint-Benoit-du-Lac, monk at table studying, typing. CS of monk at drafting table. CS from behind lectern, of celebrant and monks chanting. CS of crucifix, DOLLY OUT to reveal altar, three priests celebrating mass, monks in pews, and whole chapel. Rear CS of monk walking through doorway into chapel. DOLLY IN and hold on monk turning to face camera, other monks filing in from each side. MCS of monks standing in meeting room, sitting down, pulling up their hoods. PANs around to last monk in row. CS of hooded head of monk, crucifix in background and PAN around room to other monks. MLS of court in session. Shot of senior monk sitting on raised dais, monks sitting along either side. Shot of monk on right pushing back his hood, rising, approaching senior monk and kneeling. Rear CS of monk kneeling. TILT UP to superior motioning to rise, to crucifix above superior.


Excerpt from
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio