STK-ID 8267

Lengthy AERIAL SHOT of the Manic 5 Dam construction site and camp showing smoke rising from buildings below. (3:24) MS of semi truck pulling mobile home past camera, PANs across wide street with pedestrians and dump trucks full of soil visible. (3:17) Various shots of garbage collectors picking up scraps of paper with rake, emptying garbage cans into garbage truck. CUs of their faces as they work. (2:26) Various shots at dusk of men walking home after work and loitering on the steps of a building, some wearing hard hats. CUs of workers. WAS of parking lot, small roadster dropping someone off and parking. CU of worker with a bottle of Coca-Cola. (12:31) TRAVELLING SHOTs of trailer park, worker walking down street and children playing in front of mobile home visible. LS of truck crossing bridge, a couple crossing the same bridge. Long PAN of rooftops and chimneys of workers' bunkhouses. FOLLOW SHOT of worker in hard hat and his wife walking together. LS of group of workers crossing the bridge, 3 women walking down the street, one wearing a fur coat. (2:19)


Excerpt from
De Montréal à Manicouagan
Manicouagan (city)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486