"It's the first time an artist whose origins are in animation will preside over the jury of the Festival de Cannes," Jacob said. He added: "We hope his sweet madness and gothic humor will pervade the Croisette, bringing Christmas to all. Christmas and Halloween."
Tim Burton, President of the Jury of the 63rd Festival de Cannes
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Festival de Cannes - Du 12 au 23 mai 2010