STK-ID 39651

Esalen Institute: several shots from different angles of landscape around "Esalen Institute" (movement of human potential), of institute sign, of Esalen's garden and glasshouse including shots of buddhist statue in middle of the garden, of children playing, people walking here and there relaxing, Pacific Ocean in evidence in some shots, of butterflies on flowers with ZOOM OUT and PAN on a park. Various shots of an Asiatic doing exercises with a long stick on a terrace over ocean at Esalen Institute including PAN on people sitting on the ground. Various shots of people in hot spring water pools at sunset with Pacific Ocean down hill, of two nude persons sitting on a bench and talking with PAN on sunset over ocean. MCS ZOOM OUT, ZOOM IN on a man exercising with slow movements on a terrace with pool in foreground and ocean in background.


Excerpt from
Comme en Californie
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio