Mike Leigh at Cannes Film Festival 2010This morning began with an 8.30am screening of the new film from Mike Leigh, Another Year. Leigh is one of the big hitters of this year's Cannes Official Competition, having previously won the Palme D'Or in 1996 with Secrets And Lies.

There is extra frisson because Cannes rejected Vera Drake in 2004, the film then going on to win the top prize in Venice. His next picture Happy-Go-Lucky premiered in Berlin, suggesting Leigh may have harboured a grudge against Cannes over the rejection.

But the director is back in Cannes, having reportedly been assiduously wooed by the festival, embarrassed at its Vera Drake error.

Find out about Mike Leigh's new film and more from day three of Cannes after the jump...