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  • Welcome to the official Film/Art Gallery collection of original Alain Jessua vintage movie posters from his critically acclaimed catalog of timeless cinematic contributions.

    Alain Jessua (16 January 1932 - 30 November 2017) was a French writer who made an impressive start as a director for his first feature, film La Vie à l’envers (Life Upside Down, 1964), which is a suspense story about a young estate agent, Jacques, played by Charles Denner. He also received attention for his poetic realist style short film Lion la Lune (Leo Moon, 1956), which made him won the prestigious 1957 Prix Jean Vigo award.

    His later films include the 1967 Cannes-award-winning Jeu de Massacre (The Killing Game, 1967) about a wealthy playboy called Bob (Michel Duchaussoy) who desires to escape his sheltered life, and Traitment du Choc (Shock Treatment, 1973) which starred France biggest stars Alain Delon and Anne Girardot, Les Chiens (The Dogs, 1979). The film, which effectively shows how easily a stratified community can turn to fascism out of panic, was entered into the 11th Moscow International Film Festival. Another, Paradis pour tous (Paradise For All, 1982), featured work by Patrick Dewear who tragically died soon after the film was made.

    Alain Jessua's next film, Frankenstein 90 (1984), was a comedy update of the horror classic featuring Jean Rochefort as Victor, was followed by the psychological suspense thriller En toute innocence (1988). Following a ten year break, Jessua made his Les Couleurs du Diable (The Colors of the Devil, 1997), a Faust legend which about characters Nicolas (Wadeck Stanczak) and Bellisle (Ruggero Raimondi). Jessua was married to the actress Anna Gaylor and had one child. He died on November 30, 2017 at the age of 85 in Paris.

    Film/Art Gallery’s collection of original Alain Jessua movie posters includes Shock Treatment (Traitement De Choc). Our Alain Jessua poster collection also includes in Japanese 1 panel (20x29) artwork.

    Film/Art Gallery movie posters are original prints and film poster collectibles. These are original movie posters. We do not carry any movie poster reproductions or reprints of any kind.