Der Ausflug(“Ensoku, Der Ausflug”)
- Director: IGARASHI Kumiko
1999 German, English Subtitled in Japanese Color 16mm 86 min
Producer: HASHIMOTO Yoshiko, NAGAKUBO Masahiro
Editing: IGARASHI Kumiko
Music: KONDO Toshinori
[Festivals and prizes]
[Synopsis] An “artist’s home” in a suburb of Vienna, Austria. There, ten painters live a strange existence together whilst each spends his free time writing. Every year, they enjoy an outing to an exhibition. The physically old, but young-hearted artists board a bus and a strange journey ensues. Then, another “outing” which occurs in their everyday life. This documentary portrays, on this journey to a Prague exhibition, the world of each artist and of the human heart—its light and darkness. Lastly, we ask the question, essentially,what is human happiness?