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My Old School

Scottish filmmaker Jono McLeod’s documentary is, first and foremost, fun. Utilising whimsical animation, a nostalgic soundtrack and impressive lip-syncing from Scottish actor Alan Cumming (a substitute for the film’s subject, who refused to be filmed), this is a fascinating insight into a stranger-than-fiction scandal and the slipperiness of our memories.


  • Jono McLeod


  • Jono McLeod


  • Alan Cumming
  • Dawn Steele
  • Lulu
  • Clare Grogan


In 1993, 16-year-old Brandon Lee enrolled at Bearsden Academy, a secondary school in a well-to-do suburb of Glasgow, Scotland. What followed over the next two years became the stuff of legend. Filmmaker Jono McLeod returns to his old school to recreate that story…