STK-ID 39148

Slow PAN of water of river, foliage on far shore, rushes in foreground, ELS of two priests washing clothes in river from small dock. Three night shots of moon behing light and dark clouds. TILT UP from water to LS of setting sun, silhouettes on far bank, ZOOM IN on sun. LS of moon visible through dense, rapidly moving clouds. CU of tiny wavelets on surface of sunlit water, TILT UP to rest of river, to far bank silhouetted against lighted sky, setting sun shining brightly, reflecting on water, ZOOM IN on sun. Shot of moon, no clouds, dark background. Shot of hazy sun. Shot of setting sun, ZOOM IN. TRAVELLING SHOT past conifers and deciduous trees, sun flashing at camera lens through branches. CU of water sparkling, TILT UP to rest of river, dark shore, setting sun shining brightly.


Excerpt from
Astataïon ou Le festin des morts
Quebec (province)
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio