STK-ID 41694

Visual in refugee camp on outskirts of Beirut: CS of men loading rubble into truck (0:18); MS of man welding on roof of building; a warship anchored off coast is visible in the distance (0:14). HASs of men repairing water well in square (1:01). HAMLS of children breaking down what is left of demolished houses (1:24). Several shots of five women amongst ruins of bombed-out buildings, making Arab bread, bread cooking on steel plate on wood fire, CUs of women chatting and laughing (4:23). Various shots around water pipe, children filling up jugs (1:10). CS of pick-up truck overloaded with children, moving in crowded square (0:32). Early evening HAS, PAN of square, much activity (1:01).


Excerpt from
Beyrouth! «À défaut d'être mort»
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486