STK-ID 50990

Moody shots of vertical streaks of sunlight coming in through windows of dark, steamy cantina on coffee plantation, shots of men and women busy preparing food, CS of woman cooking large pot of kidney beans and rice, CSs of her serving portions topped with a tortilla to pickers in exchange for ration tickets, many children, CU of faces, CSs of steaming pot on wood stove (8:13). MS of people waiting in line outside cantina in late afternoon sunlight (0:37). CSs of people going through pen-like structure up to counter where food is distributed (2:46). CU of plates of food and cups of coffee being passed out (2:11). CUs of elderly lady, young men and children waiting in line (1:40). MS of crowded cantina (0:36). MLS of people outside whitewashed building with mountains in background, PAN of site to plantations barracks in foreground (0:41). MS of smoke rising from chimneys on roof of cantina (0:14). Various evening shots of activity around worker's modest living quarters, clothes on clothesline, many children moving about (4:48).


Excerpt from
Java Jive
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
Digital Betacam
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486