According to Variety, Sony Pictures Classics has bought Mike Leigh's Another Year.

The film is currently competing for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. It examines the lives of an interconnected ensemble of family and friends. Imelda Staunton and Jim Broadbent star in this film.

Another Year is Leigh's first film to be released by Sony Pictures Classics. Leigh's other films have been distributed in the U.S. by Miramax and Fine Line.