STK-ID 33518

Several shots of village of Sisimiut (formerly known as Holsteinsborg) in Groenland; scattered buildings, some quite new and modern, church and colorful houses, people walking about on snowy road, incidental views of rough rocky terrain patched with snow, of rock cliffs. Sequence on Inuit people standing by long table with chunks of meat on it as young man cuts chunks for customers. PAN from snowy field, cliff in background, along utilidor snaking over low rise to building in background. DOLLY along snowy road beside utilidor. Shots of several huskies in snow behind a fish net, of one dog eating beside a house. ZOOM BACK from dory in snow, house in background, to include other houses of village. MCUs of damage to walls of houses due to frost, man measuring one gaping crack. FOLLOW LS of child walking past hanging nets, snowbank, house in background, and up steps, much snow in evidence. Cut to cemetery, crosses deep in snow, rocky, snowy grounds in background. Rear views of woman standing by grave part of which is closed in by heavy anchor chain and anchor, village houses are visible in the background.


Excerpt from
L'homme et le froid
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080