STK-ID 36002

Visual in streets of Santiago; TILT DOWN from small turret on corner house to shot of 1950's American truck heading towards camera. LAS of balcony on corner of elegant colonial building. CS of street-seller pushing hand-drawn cart containing bananas in street. LAS of kite stuck in tangle of wires above street. CS of bananas in street-seller's cart. CS through tangle of wires above street of sign of the "Federation de Mujeres Cubanas". LAS of woman on moldy stone balcony. CS through wrought iron railing of young Cuban woman looking towards camera. MS of facade and sign of Hotel Venus. MS of motorcycles and pedestrians in crowded street, a Russian Lada car turns corner and passes by camera, TILT UP to sign of Hotel Venus. MLS of side-street looking up to mountain in background.


Excerpt from
Spirits of Havana
Santiago de Cuba
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
Betacam SP
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486