Jean-Loup Passek

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Jean-Loup Passek
Born 29 July 1936
Boulogne-Billancourt, France
Died 4 December 2016(2016-12-04) (aged 80)
Paris, France
Alma mater University of Paris
Occupation Film critic

Jean-Loup Passek (29 July 1936 – 4 December 2016) was a French film critic. He was the director of cinematic collections at the Centre Georges Pompidou, and he author of several books about cinema.

Early life[edit]

Jean-Loup Passek was born on 29 July 1936 in Boulogne-Billancourt near Paris.[1] He was of Slavic descent.[1] He inherited the merry-go-round in the Jardin du Luxembourg.[1]

Passek graduated from the University of Paris, where he earned a bachelor of arts degree in history and geography.[1]

Career[edit]

Passek began his career as a poet.[1]

The Centre Pompidou, where Passek worked.

Passek was the editor of all articles on geography in Petit Larousse from 1963 to 1985.[2][3] Passek authored several books of cinematic criticism, including the Dictionnaire du cinéma published by Éditions Larousse.[1][4] In 1978, he became the director of cinematic collections at the Centre Georges Pompidou.[2][3]

Passek worked on the La Rochelle International Film Festival from 1977 onwards.[4] Under his leadership, the film festival focused on comparing films rather than ranking them through competition.[5] A year later, in 1978, he worked on the Cannes Film Festival, where he launched the Caméra d'Or with Gilles Jacob.[4]

The Museu de Cinema de Melgaço Jean Loup Passek in Portugal.

Passek established the Museu de Cinema de Melgaço Jean Loup Passek in Melgaço, Portugal.[6]

Death[edit]

Passek died on 4 December 2016.[1][4] He was 80 years old.[1][4]

Works[edit]

Poetry[edit]

  • Passek, Jean-Loup (1960). Ecoliers buissonniers. Paris: Pierre-Jean Oswald.
  • Passek, Jean-Loup (1969). Pouvoir du cri. Paris: Pierre-Jean Oswald. OCLC 2431768.

Film criticism[edit]

  • Passek, Jean-Loup (1969). Soixante quinze ans de cinéma. Paris: Fernand Nathan. OCLC 217148629.
  • Passek, Jean-Loup, ed. (1978). Vingt ans de cinéma allemand, 1913-1933 : catalogue. Paris: Centre national d'art et de culture Georges Pompidou. ISBN 9782858500789. OCLC 5487789.
  • Passek, Jean-Loup, ed. (1979). Joris Ivens : cinquante ans de cinéma. Paris: Centre national d'art et de culture Georges Pompidou. ISBN 9782858500895. OCLC 5946701.
  • Passek, Jean-Loup, ed. (1979). Le cinéma danois. Paris: Centre national d'art et de culture Georges Pompidou. ISBN 9782858500130. OCLC 6486767.
  • Passek, Jean-Loup, ed. (1981). Le cinéma russe et soviétique. Paris: Centre national d'art et de culture Georges Pompidou. ISBN 9782864250265. OCLC 8765654.
  • Passek, Jean-Loup, ed. (1982). Le cinéma portugais. Paris: Centre national d'art et de culture Georges Pompidou. ISBN 9782864250296. OCLC 9280981.
  • Passek, Jean-Loup, ed. (1983). Le cinéma indien. Paris: Centre national d'art et de culture Georges Pompidou. ISBN 9782864250371. OCLC 10696565.
  • Quiquemelle, Marie-Claire; Passek, Jean-Loup, eds. (1985). Le Cinéma chinois. Paris: Centre national d'art et de culture Georges Pompidou. ISBN 9782858502639. OCLC 11965661.
  • Passek, Jean-Loup (1986). Dictionnaire du cinéma. Paris: Larousse. ISBN 9782035123039. OCLC 14214168.
  • Passek, Jean-Loup, ed. (1988). D'un cinéma l'autre : notes sur le cinéma français des années cinquante. Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou. ISBN 9782858504459. OCLC 19327256.
  • Passek, Jean-Loup; Zaoralová, Eva, eds. (1996). Le cinéma tchèque et slovaque. Paris: Centre national d'art et de culture Georges Pompidou. ISBN 9782858508921. OCLC 415079480.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Paranagua, Paulo A. (December 9, 2016). "Le cinéphile Jean-Loup Passek est mort". Le Monde. Retrieved December 9, 2016.
  2. ^ a b Dufreigne, Jean-Pierre (November 2, 1995). "Jean-Loup Passek, le cinéphile glouton". L'Express. Retrieved December 9, 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Jean-Loup Passek". Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved December 9, 2016.
  4. ^ a b c d e Péron, Didier (December 7, 2016). "JEAN-LOUP PASSEK, MORT D'UN CINÉPHILE". Libération. Retrieved December 9, 2016.
  5. ^ Zimmer, Christian (October 1994). "ABRAM ROOM A LA ROCHELLE". Esprit. 205 (10): 173–174. JSTOR 24276006.
  6. ^ "Museu de Cinema de Melgaço Jean Loup Passek". Visit Portugal. Retrieved December 9, 2016.