STK-ID 54693

MS of two yam houses in village, slow PAN LEFT by a group of children standing under trees looking at camera, to MS of thatched roofed veranda, a woman carrying child comes into view and walks by, ZOOM IN back to MS of yam houses, FOLLOW SHOT of same woman and child walking towards yam houses, TILT UP to MS of artistic details (2:15). LAS of date palms swaying in the wind, TILT DOWN to MLS of two yam houses, PAN of village to shots of young men sitting in front of sleeping hut, reverse shot (1:10). Endearing shot of father using water pump to fill small tub and washing his little boy (1:44).


Excerpt from
Femmes :une histoire inédite
Trobriand Islands
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
Super 16mm color neg, 16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486