Grey Bull by Eddy Bell

A Sudanese refugee sees a bull he believes is his spiritual totem. So he tries to rescue it.

Martin, a refugee from South Sudan, is struggling to adapt to his new life in Australia.

But one day he sees a bull in the abattoir where he works — and decides that it’s his spiritual totem and takes it home, leading to tensions at his job and with his family.

This strikingly assured dramatic short — which won director Eddy Bell a prestigious directing award at Cannes — features a distinctive narrative, married to elegant directing and a fantastic lead performance by actor Mayik Deng.

Its modern-day take on migration offers a compassionate window into Martin’s inner life and cultural identity, as well as asks important questions about what it means to leave the past behind while embracing the future in front of you.




You Might Also Like:

Others Will Follow by Andrew Finch
Spoetnik by Noel Loozen
How Was Your Day? by Damien O’Donnell
Margo Lily by Dane Clark and Linsey Stewart
Long Branch by Dane Clark and Linsey Stewart
Orange Drive by Mark Lester


Join over 2.7 million subscribers!

Sign up to our daily e-mail and be the first to get notified of
new stories. No spam, ever. Read more.





Omeleto shares stories that connect us.

Inspiring and insightful. Entertaining and enlightening.
That's what you can expect here: no fluff. Just a steady
stream of the best stories delivered to your inbox.