In this France 2 scene, a young man who shows no obvious sign of injury, but might have hurt his hand, is manhandled by erstwhile ‘rescuers’ and possibly injured by them as they try to bundle him into a mis-cued ambulance for the benefit of the photographers. Following the original sequence as shot by Talal Abu Rahma is a replay of the footage, narrated by Richard Landes.
All of the sound and fury in the previous clips starkly contrasts with the scene in this one, which shows what happens when someone suffers a genuine injury. Note the utter lack of commotion. No flurry of photojournalists. No crowd trying to ‘get in on the action’. Here, the blood on the inner right thigh from the lower body wound is obvious at the end of the clip as the injured man is loaded on a stretcher.. The limpness of ...Continue Reading → Share