In Spain, a young bullfighter is injured in the arena and the offending bull is killed. Overnight, the magnificent creature is dismembered, parcelled up, and dispatched to various destinations throughout Europe.
When a couple are sold one of the bull's bones by a struggling actress in a supermarket promotion, they give it to their little girl, Winnie, who in turn treats her giant Great Dane to the object. Elsewhere, a philandering scientist and his pregnant wife are given the bull's eyes, and a taxidermist receives the horns as a gift from his elderly mother. Further afield, a Spanish woman dines on Toro en Rioja in a restaurant.
In this, her debut feature, Delphine Gleize effortlessly weaves these disparate stories together with elegance, humour and a remarkable visual command, creating a fresh take on one of the recurring themes of modern life: whether beneath the spontaneity and chaos of our lives there is some guiding principle that connects us all