STK-ID 50360

Hands Across The Sky: LSs of herd of goats, ridge of mountains in background, of farmers rounding up goats. CS of boy looking skywards as if in prayer, PAN to woman washing pots, other woman standing with child in her arms, to oxen. MSs of boy running towards camera and gazing skywards. MS of elderly man sowing field of grain by hand. CS of farmer scattering grain from standing position. LS of goats grazing in field, boy entering frame and gazing skywards. MSs of boy gazing skywards, goats grazing in background, of goats grazing in field. CS of feet of bullock and mouldboard of primitive plough passing camera. CS of same, TILT DOWN to tilled soil. MLS of farmer ploughing with primitive plough and bullock, team of bullocks making water-wheel turn.


Excerpt from
Eye Witness No. 66
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486