The Footballer

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 His past keeps him emotionally withdrawn, affecting his relationship with his girlfriend, Neve.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 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

Harry Aletras, The Footballer
Harry Aletras

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