Carrousel is a story about relationships, responsibility and dependencies. There are 10 scenes which are beaded into a frame story:
Two people meet on an overnight bus to Vienna. The poetess, who left Vienna many years ago and is reluctant to be back. She only wants to change buses. The puppeteer, who is tired of being on tour cannot wait to be with his girlfriend and daughter again. He persuades her to spend a day in Vienna. They both wander through their day where they meet old friends and make new acquaintances. They run into each other the next morning, changed.