Sansui, Landscape

Sansui, Landschaft

Nina Wiesnagrotzki

JAPAN, GERMANY/27min./2014

Video Still 1.mainArtificially built miniatures of the Mount Fuji are made publicly accessible in urban neighborhoods as alternate pilgrimage sites. The anime protagonist Heidi is one of the most famous heroes in Japanese popular culture. In March 2011 a Tsunami causes a nuclear disaster.
Sansui, Landscape is a collaged, associative reflection on the links between tradition and catastrophe in Japan, seen through the eyes of a half Japanese, who never lived there.
Title in English Sansui, Landscape
Title in Original Language Sansui, Landschaft
Director(s) Nina Wiesnagrotzki
Director's Bio/Filmography born in Bavaria, Germany, lives and works in Hamburg and Berlin.
She graduated from the University of Fine Arts Hamburg and from the medical schools of Munich and Hamburg.
2012 Comparing Now And Then
2014 Sansui, Landscape
Year of Completion 2014
Nationality of the Film JAPAN, GERMANY
Running Time 27 min.
Aspect Ratio Video: 16:9
Color Mixed
Screening Format デジタルデータ(Apple ProRes)
Shooting Locations Japan: Ishinomaki, Tokyo, Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi (Haiji no mura) Germany: Hamburg
Shooting Dates/Periods 2011〜2013
Names of Characters
Language of Commentary and Dialogue Japanese,English,German,
Subtitles Japanese,English,German
Date of First Public Screening 2014/10/27
Place of First Public Screening (Country) Germany
Date of First Public Screening in Japan
Previous Screenings at Other Film Festivals and Events 2014: 57th International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
2015: 46th Visions du Réel - Festival International de Cinéma Nyon, "Final Cut" Metropolis Kinemathek Hamburg, 63th Trento Film Festival in Trient/Italy, "TAKE IN NATURE" We Gallery in Shanghai/China, "MOVES MATINÉE #98" Image Movement in Berlin
2016: "EXPERIMENTAL FILMS ON ASIA" University of Ljubljana/Slovenia, "Marl Video Art Award 2016" Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten in Marl, "Come Alive Art Festival" Yilan City/Taiwan
2017: "New Years Rot" MCA Art Bar/Museum for Contemporary Art Sydney/Australia, "Tristes Anthropiques" Le Cabanon/University of Lausanne/Switzerland
Staff Credits Script: Nina Wiesnagrotzki
Photography: Nina Wiesnagrotzki
Editing: Nina Wiesnagrotzki
Sound: Pablo Paolo Kilian
Narration: Nina Wiesnagrotzki
Producer Nina Wiesnagrotzki and the Academy of Fine Arts Hamburg
Distributor / Distribution Company Nina Wiesnagrotzki
Official Website for the Film
Other Online Access to the film
Screenings at the Past YIDFF Programs and Events None