STK-ID 56173

CS of purple flowers on top of wall, PAN RIGHT to HAMS of six black bulls in waiting pen of Plaza Del Toro stadium in Manizales (1:27). CS, back view of toreador kneeling and praying in front of small altar (0:16). Shot of elegantly dressed toreadors entering ring and saluting crowd, picking up their capes, practicing their moves (1:00). MLS of bullfight preliminaries, bull is run around to get him tired (0:34). Shots of men raking sand in ring (0:06). CS of man on ringside sharpening killing sword (0:10). Series of shots of bullfight, toreador is very good, defying and harassing beast, planting spikes into its back, kneeling before exhausted animal, delivering fatal blow with killing sword and being knocked down by bull (he is unhurt), men draw animal away, toreador kneels before dying beast as it falls to the ground, shots of cheering crowd, he salutes crowd, picks up flowers (7:47). MLS of another toreador being trampled by bull in ring, PAN to shot of crowd reacting (0:24), CS of man on ringside sharpening killing sword, PAN to MS of another toreador being trampled by bull (0:39).


Excerpt from
L'Effet boeuf
National Film Board
Available formats
HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome, HDCAM SR 23.98fps, Super 16mm color neg
Aspect ratio
4/3, 16/9
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080, 720 x 486