When the ambitious Philip takes over the running of the family business from his father, he finds himself confronted by the mysterious reappearance of his dead ancestors. In the course of a long night, during which there are a murder, an illicit love affair and a game with false identities, Philip uncovers a closely guarded family secret.This whole film was shot in one sound stage; we build many rooms in this house different stages. Virgil always wanted this house to be one of the main actors. Draftswoman: Gillian Simpson/ Visuals: Michel Pisson/ DOP: Christian Berger/ Director: Virgil Widrich. Winner of "Flash Forward Audience Award" at Busan International Film Festival 2016.
Night of a 1000 Hours was the opening film of the Max-Ophuels-Preis 2016.