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Martin Edmond


The work of writer Martin Edmond rarely slots into easy geographical or stylistic boxes. After making his screen debut as co-writer of Illustrious Energy — an evocative portrait of Chinese gold prospectors in Central Otago — Edmond has gone on to explore tales of outsiders in another three feature films, and a number of books.

Misapplied pressure for your project to be commercial is one of the filmwriter’s nightmares, because the result of it, so often, is that the film as made misinterprets the intention of the script. Martin Edmond