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Seated at his desk in a third-floor office at the Cannes Film Festival's Paris headquarters, Gilles Jacob exudes the calm, patrimonial authority of a lion in winter -- or, as Jacob likes to describe…
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There are plenty of insights, anecdotes and even a rare gameshow appearance by the man who topped the famous fest.
If Waterloo was won on the playing fields of Eton, then it could be said that Gilles Jacob's future as "Citizen Cannes" was secured on the tennis courts of Deauville, one summer's day in 1977.