Lulu and Alan Cumming arrive at GFF for My Old School's European premiere

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Pictures by Colin Mearns
Pictures by Colin Mearns

ALAN Cumming and Lulu were pictured on the Glasgow Film Festival red carpet this evening for the European premiere of My Old School.

Directed by Jono McLeod, the documentary hybrid tells the story of Brandon Lee who in 1993 enrolled at McLeod's old school, Bearsden Academy.

Brandon, played by Alan Cumming, pretended to be a 16-year-old Canadian student but in 1995 it emerged he was in fact a 30-year-old man called Brian MacKinnon from Bearsden.

He lied about his age in an attempt to make it to university.

For the film, McLeod returned to his old school and gathered the memories of former pupils who recalled their time with Brandon.

The film features animation with a cast of famous voices and a soundtrack led by Dennistoun-raised Lulu's title song.

Glasgow Times: Director Jono McLeod and with Nicola Walker - both attended Bearsden Academy and knew Brandon Lee
Glasgow Times: Director Jono McLeod and with Nicola Walker - both attended Bearsden Academy and knew Brandon Lee

Director Jono McLeod and with Nicola Walker - both attended Bearsden Academy and knew Brandon Lee

Glasgow Times: Lulu and Alan Cumming
Glasgow Times: Lulu and Alan Cumming

Lulu and Alan Cumming

Glasgow Times: Dawn Steele
Glasgow Times: Dawn Steele

Dawn Steele

Glasgow Times: Jono McLeod with fellow former pupils of Bearsden Academy
Glasgow Times: Jono McLeod with fellow former pupils of Bearsden Academy

Jono McLeod with fellow former pupils of Bearsden Academy

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