STK-ID 38777

Several shots from different angles of Mr Jean-Marie Fournier leaving his house carrying empty jugs hanging on wooden poles on his shoulders to get water, walking through field, crossing a road, walking near a bush, of him at small spring water pond filling jugs of water and walking back home with the load. Various MCSs, CSs, MS of a garage man changing oil of a car jacked up on a lift in garage. CS, MS of an old Coca-Cola machine (seven cents for a bottle of Coke). Several shots from different angles of Mr Paul Lachance, his wife and their three children working, making small wooden baseball bats, man working at lathe shaping bat forms with boy providing him pieces of wood, woman sanding bats with girl assisting her, of boy shovelling saw dust, transporting it outside and burning it in fire. Various shots from different angles of two men chopping firewood taken from cords in the bush.


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