STK-ID 38893

In the village of Zalipie, Poland, several MCSs of a mother and her daughter painting intricate floral designs on the plaster outer walls of their home. CS of the mother painting. CS of the daughter to TILT UP on a flower design on top of windows. CS of a flower design to PAN and TILT UP on the daughter painting. PAN from the daughter to the mother, the mother moving from one design to another and the camera moving from the daughter to the mother. In Poland, MCSs of a woman working in a field forking hay. MS, MCSs, CSs of the woman pitchforking hay onto a horse-drawn wagon, a man loading hay in the wagon. MS of a woman braiding hay, cleaning the ground after. MS from CS of her thrashing hay. CS of her tying up bales of hay. MCSs and CSs of a flower design on barn-doors. MCSs of a Polish woodcarver carving a wooden figure. Various CSs of his hands carving. MCSs ZOOM ON wooden figures displayed. MCSs, CSs of the wooden figures.


Excerpt from
In Praise of Hands/Hommage aux mains
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Born Digital, ProRes
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
2048x1556, 1920 x 1080