STK-ID 37600

In Gros-Morne in the Gaspesie-Ile-de-la-Madeleine region of Quebec, FOLLOW SHOT of two girls walking on a road past the camera on their way to a church. MS of youngsters on the high porch of the church. Shots of several people on their way to the church. Various shots of people coming out of the church. Several shots of two men holding a young pet moose, running with the moose on a leash. Group of citizens in Sunday clothes chatting. FOLLOW SHOT of a farm tractor moving across a field towards the camera and past a ramshackled farmhouse and buildings. PAN from one cow to another near a farm building. ZOOM IN on a frosty field, a small herd of sheep. ZOOM IN on a man cutting firewood with a chainsaw. MLS of three buildings in Gros-Morne, a gas station. HAS of a yard, a clothesline, tar paper shacks with puddles of water, dismal looking. MLS of clothes on a clothesline, a cord of firewood in the lower foreground. TRAVELLING SHOTs through a windshield, of the village on the outskirts of Gros-Morne. Holds on poor houses, full clotheslines. PAN from a clothesline to a cemetery. Walking shot past white crosses, an old tombstone. HAS ZOOM OUT from the white water washing up on a beach to HAS of the village. Slow PAN from the water to HAS of the village (with jump cut). PAN from a cliff to the village. HAS of Gros-Morne. PAN from HAS of a boat to the village, some snow on the ground. TRAVELLING SHOTS, static shots of poor houses in the village.


Excerpt from
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080