STK-ID 38635

Various shots of Jean-Bernard Duhamel, a missionary from Quebec in La Paz, celebrating funeral mass in a poor Bolivian house with lots of people in the room, of him taking off his priest dress and putting it in his bag. Various shots of Bernardo Duhamel walking down mountain surrounded with poor houses and talking with any Bolivian he meets. MSs of woman laying out clothes on ground and washing some in small hole near house, Fernando Duhamel walking down mount in background. MSs of Bernardo Duhamel and a man talking together on mountain (no sound) with La Paz in background including shots of the city. Several shots from different angles in the interior of a Catholic church in La Paz, of statues and paintings of saints, Virgin and Christ, of golden walls and decorations.


Excerpt from
Les deux côtés de la médaille
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio