STK-ID 38738

MSs of Roch Carrier's, a Quebec novelist and playwright, old school including shot of a notice allowing children to play in schoolyard after class and of a broken window. Various shots of a milkman making his milk run in step-van, taking empty bottle of milk from house's balcony and exchanging it with a full one. MS of milkman stopping his truck in front of a house, walking with bottles of milk to woman waiting for him on her balcony. Several shots from different angles of Sainte-Justine garbage man doing his run on rural road with his team of horses pulling cart with garbage in it. MS of Roch Carrier's house in Sainte-Justine. MS of two rolling chairs on the balcony. Various shots of Roch Carrier's mother turning ground over in her garden and talking to someone (camera doesn't show the person). Several shots from different angles of evergreen trees and undergrowth in country of Sainte-Justine. Several shots from different angles of young man on tractor ploughing ground with big rock attached with a chain behind tractor, of a man chaining the rock, of him filling hole in ground with earth. MLSs of a man on tractor moving in a sloping field.


Excerpt from
The Ungrateful Land: Roch Carrier Remembers Ste-Justine
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio