Scottish director Kenny Glenaan (whose new feature
Ducain's Boys, asthe film is titled, will tell the story of agents who scour the sub-continentin search of new talent which they can sell on at vast profits to wealthyEuropean soccer clubs. Produced by Scala with development backing from the UKFilm Council and FilmFour, it is being billed as a "modern day slavery storyand a coming of age story at the same time." Its protagonists are two youngSouth Africans who are lured over to Europe. One of the boys makes it to thetop only to be injured and then thrown onto the scrapheap. The script is byKate Gartside. The producer is Jake Lushington.
Scottish club Partick Thistle will be involved in
This is one of a spate of recently announced football-themedmovies, among them Danny Cannon's forthcoming Goal! And Walter Salles's LinhaDo Pas.