Grey Days reflects a sci-fi society that has grave disparities. The eighteenth century garbed Reds have power and lovely palaces. The humble Greys work in the service of the Reds, but some are engaged in fighting back. The Horse-headed martial vizier of the Reds rains down lightning on the Greys. The Greys’ resistance leader, Wolf-man, doesn’t shrink from violence. The Reds’ bully boys intimidate the populace. The cycle of violence is repeated over and over. What and where is Justice?
The narrative is ambiguous as the video is made with the intent of both reflecting reality and challenging it. The distressed and stylized film look echoes the emotional content.