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  • Scotland on Screen (2009)
  • TV Movie | 60 min | Documentary
Scotland on Screen (2009)
TV Movie | 60 min | Documentary

A documentary exploring the various ways that Scotland has been portrayed on screen. From the Hollywood tartanry of Brigadoon and Bonnie Prince Charlie to the harsh reality of Trainspotting. 'Alan Cumming', who despite his more recent ...See moreA documentary exploring the various ways that Scotland has been portrayed on screen. From the Hollywood tartanry of Brigadoon and Bonnie Prince Charlie to the harsh reality of Trainspotting. 'Alan Cumming', who despite his more recent Hollywood credentials was born in the Highlands, tours the locations used in various films. Meeting people who live there and asking how the films compare with their reality, talking to film-makers and academics. Some merging of scenes from the films with the footage shot for the documentary gives a "then & now" comparison and even appears to put Alan into scenes from the films he's talking about. Written by Steve Crook See less
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Sep 17, 2009 (United Kingdom)

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Alan Cumming
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Christopher Brookmyre
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Ian Christie
Self - Flm Historian, Birkbeck College (as Professor Ian Christie) Self - Flm Historian, Birkbeck College (as Professor Ian Christie)   See fewer
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David Hayman
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Tom Devine
Self - Historian, University of Edinburgh (as Professor Tom Devine) Self - Historian, University of Edinburgh (as Professor Tom Devine)   See fewer
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Harry Lauder
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Gillies MacKinnon
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Peter Mullan
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Seoras Wallace
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Andrew Macdonald
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Mhairi Calvey
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Andrew Collins
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Alex Salmond
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Lachlan Maclean
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Allan Brown
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Jane Jackson
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Robin Hardy
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Bill Forsyth
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7.9 / 10 | 13 votes