Olivia Grant conquered Cannes when her own rejected film was shown in a yellow van

Olivia Grant conquered Cannes when her own rejected film was shown in a yellow van

I conquered Cannes in a van: How actress Olivia Grant rubbed shoulders with the A-list… but her own rejected film was shown in a yellow Transit

12:25 AM on 29th May 2011

Premiere and economy: Olivia Grant and the yellow Transit Cannes in a Van cinema which has become part of the festival

Premiere and economy: Olivia Grant and the yellow Transit Cannes in a Van cinema which has become part of the festival”s subculture

Alternative: A handful of people sit on wooden deckchairs to watch a short film being screened in the yellow van, which also showed one of Ms Grant

Alternative: A handful of people sit on wooden deckchairs to watch a short film being screened in the yellow van, which also showed one of Ms Grant”s movies

Glamorous: Ms Grant starred in Lark Rise to Candleford and Women in Love

Glamorous: Ms Grant starred in Lark Rise to Candleford and Women in Love

Red carpet: Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Linn Ullmann and Robert De Niro attend the

Red carpet: Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Linn Ullmann and Robert De Niro attend the “Les Bien-Aimes” premiere at Cannes this year