Monsieur Dubois et Monsieur Du Sel

Salt has been produced in Bex in the Vaud Alps for 500 years. The salt bound in the rock is drilled from the adits, dissolved with water and processed in the salt works from Bex to salt. Around 70,000 people visit the Bex salt mine every year. The film tells everything worth knowing about the Sel des Alpes produced in Bex: origin, meaning, use, extraction and production.

The proud narrator, Monsieur Dubois, is supported by his eager helper, the stick figure Monsieur Du Sel. But Monsieur Du Sel is just a somewhat idiosyncratic character…


PRODUCER: Felix Courvoisier, SEED// PRODUCTION MANAGER: Claudio Garovi, SEED// SCRIPT: Daniel Leuthold// DOP: Atila Uclay// SOUND: there was no sound on set// SOUND-POSTPRODUCTION: Walter Rohrbach// EDITOR: Daniel Leuthold // CHIEF ANIMATOR: Adrian Wisard