STK-ID 33534

Helsinki, Finland: various LSs of the odd market stall, not much activity on market place, much snow. Shots of ducks on ice in harbour, adults, children looking on. Shots of ducks on unfrozen water, of bubbling water (air, forced through water from pipes at the bottom of the harbour, prevent ice from solidifying). TILT UP from bubbling water to market place. Hazy shots of frozen Helsinki harbour, fish boats in ice large dockside crane in distance. FOLLOW TRAVELLING SHOT of single auto in Helsinki street, very light traffic, one bus, no pedestrians. Several shots of railway station, parked passenger cars, lots of steam. Shots of men shovelling snow from track, hacking at ice with picks. Cut to interior shot of empty modernistic church.


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