STK-ID 36773

Several shots from different angles of Lila, a young Indian girl from Alleprey, washing her hair in a pond, walking back home, combing hair, making up her eyes, making a "Bindi" (red point) on her forehead and dressing up, of her mother burning incense and praying, of them leaving house and walking to the temple, of a man at the temple place placing chain of flowers on a small statue, of Lila and her mother arriving and sitting in front of man, of him standing up to give flowers to Lila's mother, of her and her daughter leaving and praying somewhere else on the holy place. Several temple scenes of people walking by and of buildings and statues, of people praying. Various shots of Lila, with her sister and mother walking to and sitting on the beach. Shots of waves breaking on shore. HAMCSs of Lila's hands being read for horoscope. CSs of man's face. MS of women walking away.


Excerpt from
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio