Alain Jessua

1932 - 2017

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Alain Jessua (16 January 1932 – 30 November 2017) was a French film director and screenwriter. He directed ten films between 1956 and 1997. He worked as assistant director for Jacques Becker on the set of Casque d'or, with Max Ophüls for Madame de... Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alain Jessua has received more than 19,120 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Alain Jessua is the 1,209th most popular film director, the 4,098th most popular biography from France and the 132nd most popular French Film Director.

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Among film directors, Alain Jessua ranks 1,209 out of 1,580Before him are Marc Webb, F. Gary Gray, Kirill Serebrennikov, Semih Kaplanoğlu, John Hillcoat, and Carlo Vanzina. After him are Stanley Tong, David Ayer, Howard Zieff, D. J. Caruso, Eytan Fox, and Chris Weitz.

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Among people born in 1932, Alain Jessua ranks 376Before him are Roger Smith, Peggy Ann Garner, Gerald Carr, Beryl Bainbridge, Mikhail Ogonkov, and Gaetano Starrabba. After him are Suzy Parker, Luke Askew, Donna Douglas, Barbara Loden, W. Morgan Sheppard, and Andrew Young. Among people deceased in 2017, Alain Jessua ranks 432Before him are Len Wein, Tsuyoshi Yamanaka, Muhal Richard Abrams, Walter Becker, Bernie Casey, and Ricardo Vidal. After him are Jan Szczepański, Gilbert Stork, Ronald Drever, Colin Groves, Curt Lowens, and Luis Garisto.

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Among people born in France, Alain Jessua ranks 4,098 out of 5,234Before him are Layvin Kurzawa (1992), Léo Lacroix (1937), André Buffière (1922), Florence Devouard (1968), Julien Faubert (1983), and Mathieu Debuchy (1985). After him are Dominique Baudis (1947), François Sagat (1979), Sébastien Squillaci (1980), Bruno Gollnisch (1950), Jeanne Balibar (1968), and Marie NDiaye (1967).


Among film directors born in France, Alain Jessua ranks 132Before him are Céline Sciamma (1978), Marc Caro (1956), Pierre Morel (1964), Louis Daquin (1908), Francis Girod (1944), and René Vautier (1928). After him are Arnaud Desplechin (1960), Bertrand Bonello (1968), Erick Zonca (1956), Catherine Corsini (1956), Alexandre Aja (1978), and Olivier Megaton (1965).