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Reference number: 1176

Date: 1955

Director: filmed by Enrico Cocozza and Graeme Cullen

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: fiction

Running time: 15.00 mins

Description: The story of a group of people trying to survive after an atomic war, by propitiating their Gods.

See paper archives at 3/7.

Credits: A CBC Film
Louise Boyd, Leslie Crawford, Jack Smith, with Ella Hill, Mark Cooke, Jack Ralston, Jack Griffen, Bill Bailey, James Kane, George Forsyth, Philip Duddy.
w. Enrico Cocozza
ph. Gavin Brown

Shotlist: Credits (1.00); gvs barefoot, ragged group of men and women are led across wasteland (scrubland) by a woman in a black dress (3.39) Woman turns and gathers heather; a young man dies and is carried to a stone outcropping as an "offering" with the flowers (8.40) woman and her followers pray to their gods (9.40) the twin gods "Rock" and "Roll" appear on the stones in silhouette; Roll walks down [slow-motion], Roll kills the woman's followers intercut with images of fire (12.00) woman smiles at Roll, who is charmed (12.58) gvs a field of oats, harvesting with a scythe (13.09) c/u Rock's face, Roll and the woman walk away in silhouette The End (music continues after end) (15.00)