STK-ID 38730

Various shots of a young lumberjack at Saint-Luc Lumber camp washing his face and hands in a river. Exterior MSs seen through window of men washing themselves in a cabin. Various interior shots in the cabin of Denis Vachon, one of the lumberjacks, washing himself. MLS ZOOM IN MS of cook of the camp standing at the door of cook shack with PAN MS on lumberjacks resting leaning on a pick up truck. ZOOM IN, PAN MCS of them smoking cigarettes and talking. Various shots in cook shack of all lumberjacks sitting at same table and eating. Various shots in bedroom of lumberjacks sitting or laying on beds, drinking beer, smoking cigarettes and talking together. MCSs including one PAN of stacks of old pieces of cutting wood laying in yard of an abandoned sawmill at Sainte-Justine village.


Excerpt from
The Ungrateful Land: Roch Carrier Remembers Ste-Justine
Quebec (province)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio