The Footballer

Patrick Zeine, Harry Aletras

Feature film

A 34-year-old Australian living in Ireland must confront his past when given one last chance to become a professional Australian Rules footballer.


Jim is a skilled Gaelic footballer living in Dublin, Ireland. His past keeps him emotionally withdrawn, affecting his relationship with his girlfriend, Neve. Back in Melbourne, Australia, the Carlton Football Club is met with sanctions for salary cap breaches. Club president, Kerry Stapelton, is under pressure from his board and …

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About Patrick Zeine

Working out of Melbourne and Sydney, Patrick Zeine is a Screenwriter and Producer. He has a background in digital content and currently works for ARE in Sydney, producing Augmented and Virtual reality content. The Footballer was co-written with Harry Aletras, which... View Patrick Zeine's Bio

About Harry Aletras

A passionate storyteller, Harry holds a degree in Fine Arts (Media Art) at RMIT and a Master of Screenwriting at VCA. His first feature length screenplay Martingale received the 2015 Insite Award for best un-produced screenplay presented by the AWG... View Harry Aletras's Bio

Patrick Zeine, The Footballer
Patrick Zeine
Harry Aletras, The Footballer
Harry Aletras

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