Film: 4142

Places + Locations | 1930 | Sound | B/W


Man carries pannier through countryside of Ceylon, Sri Lanka, Asia. He stops and puts the two baskets down by a huge Buddha statue carved in stone. Man slings material over his shoulder as a shawl. He makes offering to the reclining statue of Buddha. He lays the offerings on the elbow of the statue. He holds together his hands in an attitude of prayer. Man prays, lays a sheet on the ground and kneels. Man walks off, rewraps the cloth around his head and walks off with the pannier. Close ups of the small carvings on the statue.

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