A charming autobiography from the president of the Cannes Film Festival.
Gilles Jacob was born in Paris in 1930. Renowned film critic and enthusiast, he was elected general delegate in 1978, and President of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival in 2000. He has also written for Les Nouvelles litteraires, L'Express and Le Masque et la plume. He is the author of the essay Le Cinema moderne (1964), the novel Un jour, une mouette (1964), the anthology Les Visiteurs de Cannes (1992), and the collection of his photographs in Livre d'Or (2010).