Monsieur Du Lit Poster | © BMC Pictures
Short Feature Film | 2011 | Black Comedy | Switzerland

Main data

Shooting data

Number of shooting days2
LocationsHotel Schweizerhof Luzern

Project data

Length of movie5
Picture formatCinemascope (1 : 2,39)
Picture material negativeHD
Picture material positiveHD
Sound formatMono


  • MONSIEUR DU LIT - R: Timo von Gunten - 2011

Brief synopsis

Have you ever wondered who was the last person sleeping in the hotel bed you are about to spend the night? «Monsieur Du Lit» is a short film comedy based on the idea of a talking bed telling us about all kind of interesting guests sleeping in the luxury suite and doing very strange things on the bed…
This short film was shot during only 2 days with a cast & crew of 13 people in the hotel Schweizerhof Lucerne.


ActorRole nameVoice actor / Speaker
 Maria BoettnerReporterin/Selbstmörderin [L]
Gilles TschudiMonsieur Du Lit [L]
Andreas BeutlerKameramann [SR]
Dennis GinsigJapaner [SR]
Manfred LiechtiBankräuber [SR]
 Viola von ScarpatettiZimmermädchen [SR]


Camera Departmentdirector of photography Fabian WeberCanon 7d
Director's DepartmentdirectorTimo von Gunten
LightinggafferMarcel Jetzer
Makeup Departmentmakeup artist / hair stylistCristina Bösiger
Production Designproduction designer Anna Bucher
Sound Departmentproduction sound mixerManuel Weber

Production companies

BMC Pictures [ch]


Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Timo von Gunten2011Swiss Hotel Film Award [ch]Bester Schweizer HotelfilmWinner