Mike Leigh at the Cannes Film Festival 2010Last night was a reception for the London Film School hosted by its chairman Mike Leigh, in the pretty walled garden of the villa where the UK's Film 4 are staying. It was a pleasantly low-key affair with no major celebrity attendance, but I'm reporting it because I was able to clear up one of the big talking points of this year's Cannes.

At the press conference for Leigh's Another Year on Saturday, the first question asked was by Sunday Times columnist Richard Brooks. Leigh's reply - "I refuse to answer a question from you and you know why" - has caused much speculation here as to the reason.

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