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Thompson on Hollywood

Gilles Jacob: Author, Raconteur, Lover of Cinema and Outgoing Cannes President

The Cannes Film Festival hits its titular locality for the 67th time on May 14th. Following a 22-year stint as Festival artistic director, Gilles Jacob, 83, rose to Presidency in 2001. But this year's Cannes will be his last. In 2015, Pierre Lescure takes over.
  • By Lisa Nesselson
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  • May 13, 2014 3:38 PM
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