STK-ID 38177

An expedition organized to corral a herd of caribou in the wilderness of Northern Quebec: MLS of caribou struggling in nets, snow flying, evergreens all around. Walking shot towards trapped caribou, men approaching gingerly. Cut to doe caught by hind leg, struggling, tiring. ECU of profile, eye, nose of tied-up caribou. Front HAMCU of face of caribou in snow. HAS of head of caribou doe. MCU of man working at freeing animal from net, tying legs of animal. MS of man tying legs. HAMS of man tying up caribou. MS of caribou with antlers tangled up in net standing motionless while another animal in background struggles wildly. Shot of man approaching latter. Shot of men tackling wildly struggling caribou in nets, tying up legs. Shot of men tying up caribou, trying to drag it away. CU of head of caribou, net holding animal. TILT DOWN CU of antlers, face of caribou. HAMS of doe lying in snow, rope visible. Shot of single caribou caught in net, man approaching, holding rope tied to animal's legs. CU of head of snarled caribou, nose, rapid steamy breath. Shot of animal caught by antlers struggling wildly. Men tie rope to hind legs of caribou, pull. Swish PAN to lolling tongue, stretched animal. Shot of net. MLS of animal caught in it, another being stopped in full flight. Several shots of caribou struggling in nets. Men tying them up.


Excerpt from
Nord-du-Quebec (region)
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