- Pascal, Michel
- (December 27, 1951, Ermont, Val d'Oise, France - )He graduated with a bachelor's degree in law from the University of Paris I and a diploma of communication sciences from the Sorbonne. In 1974, he entered the C.F.J. (journalist training center). During his studies, he appeared as an extra in movies directed by Georges Lautner, Jean-Paul Rappeneau, and Jacques Rouffio before becoming a film critic for the Europe I radio channel in 1975, then at Canal Plus, France 2, Paris Première, France Info, and the weekly magazine Le Point. From 1981 to 1984, he was an advertising manager for Gaumont. In early 2004, he joined the Quinta company as a communications manager. He authored several books (1987 Profession Cinéma, Editions Jean-Claude Lattès; 1988 Palmarès du Cinéma, Sylvie Messinger; 1997 Cannes, Cris et Chuchotements, Nil Editions; 2003 Idées reçues sur le Cinéma, Cavalier Bleu) and co-wrote documentaries (1984 Great Days of the Century, Georges Alépée, Gilles Delannoy, France / Canada / UK; 1992-1997 Stars en Stock, 120 episodes). He played small parts in feature films (1986 Mon Beau-Frère a tué ma Soeur / UK festival: They've Killed Her!, Jacques Rouffio; Le Débutant, Daniel Jan-neau) and TV movies (1982 Le Wagon de Martin, Patrick Saglio; 1997 Femmes chez Hitchcock, documentary, as himself, Jean Couturier, Jean Douchet; 2003 Louis de Funès ou Le Pouvoir de faire rire, documentary, Eric Delacour).Filmography1993 ◘ François Truffaut: Portraits volés / UK and USA: François Truffaut: Stolen Portraits (documentary; co-director with Serge Toubiana)Television Filmography2003 ◘ Il était une Fois le Rex (documentary)◘ L'Atelier de Michel Deville (documentary)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.