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Life Upside Down

Life Upside Down

A Feature film by Alain Jessua

Produced by AJ Films

Release in France : 24/06/1964

    Synopsis

    Charles Denner stars as Jacques Valin, a misfit who finds his dream world more preferable than the real world. As the film progresses, Valin retreats farther and farther into himself, until those around him, including his fiancee, are completely shut out. He locks himself in his barren apartment, sitting silently on the floor for hours. The final image is of an institutionalized Valin chuckling to himself that he's "won".

    Actors (12)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    AJ Films

    French distribution :

    S.E.T.E.C.

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Lumière International

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (13)

    Executive Producer :

    Alain Jessua

    Screenwriter :

    Alain Jessua

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean-Claude Marchetti

    Camera Operator :

    Jean-Marie Maillols

    Editor :

    Nicole Marko

    Production Designer :

    Olivier Girard

    Still Photographer :

    Jean Klissak

    Assistant Director :

    Christian de Chalonge

    Director of Photography :

    Jacques Robin

    Assistant Operator :

    Bernard Sury

    Production manager :

    Ginette Courtois

    Continuity supervisor :

    Colette Crochot

    Music Composer :

    Jacques Loussier

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Themes :

    Insanity

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1964

    French release :

    24/06/1964

    Runtime :

    1 h 30 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    27392

    Visa issue date :

    05/06/1964

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (2)

    Director

    Festival Selections

    Venice International Film Festival  - 1964

    Venice International Film Festival (Italy, 1964)

    Selection

    Official Competition