STK-ID 36781

The whole roll consists of several shots from different angles of the daily life of an Indian family living near Calcutta, of woman sweeping the floor, pouring drinks into glasses, of family at meal time being served and eating, woman creating a breeze, of woman after meal getting water at the pumps, of young man washing himself and soaking his clothes in water, of a woman doing same, of her changing Sari and praying, of her pumping water, of man reading "Gita", of daughter-in-law and mother boiling rice. Several shots from different angles of woman in town standing with new-born baby in her arms under a tree garnished with chain of flowers for an offertory. Various shots of flowers, temples, statues, with lots of people wandering about in street. MLSs of a group of women walking in a park by the riverside, of a cart, rickshaws and bicycle passing on same road. MS of drawings on a wall. MLSs of a woman working at well and of other women walking in rice field.


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