Harry Aletras

Feature film

A 32-year-old philosophy lecturer and compulsive gambler is coerced into an international drug smuggling ring by an underworld boss to repay his mounting debts.


Martingale is a gritty inner-city tale of love, lies, greed, drugs and gold. Examining the culture of Australia’s most expensive and destructive preoccupation: Gambling. It explores the chaos and devastation it leaves in its wake and how Australia has become the world’s leading spender per capita. Set in a permanent …

About Harry Aletras

Harry Aletras is a Melbourne based screenwriter, video artist and filmmaker.

He graduated from RMIT Fine Arts (Media Arts) in 2009 and spent three years operating a Video Production company before attending the Victorian College of the Arts (Master of Screenwriting), of which his first screenplay Martingale formed the coursework.

Australian Screenwriter Harry Aletras
Harry Aletras