Girl meets boy but boy loves football. A quirky heart warming tale about passion in its various manifestations.
The Aficionado is written and directed by Alan de Pellette and stars Alan McCafferty, Allison McKenzie, Ann Easton, Steven Woods and James Montgomery. It was made as part of the UK Film Council funded 81/2 scheme, under the patronage of Peter Mullan, and played in festivals throughout the world. It was nominated for the prestigious Jim Poole Award, named by the Daily Express as one of the films of 2003 and is distributed to this day around Europe by Mini Movie Channel.