Project Description

The Merger


Troy Carrington, a former professional soccer player, returns to his hometown after suddenly ending his sports career and was persuaded to coach the unlucky local soccer team, Roosters. In this adventure, he forms a strong friendship with Neil Barlow who is intensely sad because of losing his father. Neil’s mother is running a refugee solidarity center. They make a deal between them and start accepting refugees to the team. They will provide them with a new life and they have a chance to save the team.

    • Best Female Actress Nomination (Kate Mulvany)
    • Best Supporting Male Actor Nomination (Fayssal Bazzi)
  • Australian Critics Association – Best Female Actress Nomination (Kate Mulvany)
  • Melbourne International Film Festival – Viewer’s Choice Nomination
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Friday, 19 June
Guest: Damian Callinan – Moderator: Belkıs Bayrak Instagram Live
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06/19/2020 05:00 PM
06/19/2020 05:30 PM
Instagram Live Q&A – The Merger
Guest: Damian Callinan – Moderator: Belkıs Bayrak
Year 2018, Australia
Language English, Arabic
Runtime 103′
Subtitle Turkish
Color Color
Format Digital
Director Mark Grentell
Screenwriter Damian Callinan
Cinematography Tony Luu
Editing Chris Mills
Music David Bridie
Producer Anne Robinson
Cast Damian Callinan, John Howard, Kate Mulvany, Fayssal Bazzi, Rafferty Grierson, Josh McConville


Mark Grentell

  • 2013 – Backyard Ashes
  • 2018 – The Merger
  • 2019 – Lah-Lah’s Stripy Sock Club ( TV )