Scene from the film Alpine Forays
Scene from the film Alpine Forays
Scene from the film Alpine Forays
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Alpine Forays

  • Switzerland
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While on vacation, a man takes an excursion to an unfamiliar neighbouring country. There, in the alpine confinement, he finds an ideal echo for the rage he had brought with him: rage towards the mountains, civilisation and mentality. At times, a sense of glee even surfaces with this unbridled rage. He needs these forays into the mountains. He uses his anger to get to the bottom of his discomfort.

A man takes a holiday trip to an unidentified neighbouring country. The oppressive atmosphere of the Alps is the ideal counterpart to the morose mood he has brought with him: sick of the Alps, sick of civilization, sick of mentalities... sometimes all this uninhibited spleen can be fun. He needs these trips to the mountains. He needs the anger to get a handle on his anxiety.


  • Original title
    Ausflug ins Gebirge
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Peter Liechti
  • DOP
    Peter Liechti, Video Camera: Jörg Eigenmann
  • Editing
    Peter Liechti
  • Music
    Res Wegmann
  • Sound
    Peter Liechti
  • Duration
    33 min (31-45 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Switzerland
  • Production
      • Liechti Filmproduction
      • Birmensdorferstr.51
      • CH-8004 Zürich
      • Switzerland
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      • tel: +41 44 242-61-09
      • cell: +41 79 502-21-53
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