Synopsis: Safa Habimana, is an immigrant in Britain who is struggling to make ends meet, with the hope that one day, she and her teenage son will reunite with her husband. On the other hand, her son Ayyash, a troubled young Muslim with lots of time in his hands, has no interest in anything except how to spend the time with his friends and make easy money. An occurrence caused by bad luck and even worse timing, will bring the Police on his doorstep forcing Safa to take drastic measures. So she sets up an appointment with Nat, a Jewish baker for whom she works for asking him to take Ayyash as an apprentice. Beginnings are usually hard at first, but as time moves on, business flourish and customers rush in, a strong bond will develop between the two men, unbeknownst to them that problems are just around the corner.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Director(s): John Goldschmidt
Production: Docler Entertainment
  8 wins.
Rotten Tomatoes:
94 min





(alarm beep sound)


(light switch sound)

(water tap sound)


Get a move on.

I wanna be home...

...for Downton Abbey .

- All rlght.

What about you, Ayyash?

You buying?

No, I told you, I need work.

No, no, not now.


5l", BIIII

(door open and close)


(door 0P9")

Go on. Go on.

- Nathlng. All right?

- Okay.

(door knock)

Open this door!

Open this door now!

- Open It!

- Pull me up.

- Get him-

-Fucld Let me go.

Get hhn.


(door ope")

(light switch on)

(light switch an and off)


They were a gift

from my mother.

A gm!

Oh, mate. Could be worse, mate.

Could be naked.

- Why would I not have pants on?

- You got good legs.

I don't know, just-u.

It could be worse.

What's he...?

Don't bend down.

F***ing hell.

Don't... What are you...?

What are you doing?

Oh, yeah, yeah, yeah.

That ls so much better, bruv.

Look at you.

- Look at...

- Get off, man.

(laugh lily)

(cardboard tearing sound)

- Oh, sh*t.

That's mlne.

That's my home.

That's my home there.

Victor gets good stuff

you know.

Yeah, man.

Man, where do you

get that, man?

Where's my phone?

Let me see that.

This must belong to

Vista you know. I',

Not anymore.

Oh, my God.

- What's up with you, bruv?

- Shut It.

Who you telling

to shut up, bmv?

There's a shitload.

(lift door closed)

(staircase sound)

(door 0P9")

(door open and close)


(door open and close)

- Good momlng, Nat.

-ls It?

- Mom.

- You thlnk I'm bllnd?

I can't sea you

running like an ldicvl:

with your bottom hanging out?

- What If I was naked?

- Where are your trousers?

- I lost them.

- How can you lose trousers?

You up to no good

with no trousers?

No, I was just

out with friends.

I work two jobs, day and night,

and you joke around,

clay and night.

How will you find

work like that?

Mom, we've been here two years.

No one wants someone like mo.

When your father gets here,

I19 will...

No, he'll never get here.

Don't say that.

Ha will come-

I promise.

- I'm moving.


I said to Edith,

"What about my arthritis?

She said, It won't matter

when 'you starve."

- Where to?

Jlanchester. Near the boys.

Always raining In Manchester.

Not good for the bones.

Well, thanks for your custom.

(door open) (wind chimes sound)


- Thank you. Goodbye.

(door closed)(wlnd chimes sound)

Another regular gone.

That reminds ma,

you hear Cyril Green died?

Oh, no.

I didn't know you were friends.

All my customers are either

leaving or dying.

Mrs. Sllverman,

nice of you to pop by-.

Nat, darling. I've told

you before, It's Joanna.

Yeah. What can I do for you?

Nothing, darling.

Just passing.

Nat, do you think

you could come around

to my place a blt later?

- Today?

- I won't take no for an answer.

(door open)

(wind chimes sound)

(door closed)

(wind chimes sound)

Gonna have to buy some owers.

You take your landlady owers?

Only since her Maurice dled.

- That's even worse.

- Hey, no. It's not llke that.

I gotta keep her sweet.

What you gut there? mum's:?

I told you, Edith said If I-.-...

I don't want that In my shop.

It's a bag.

It's a dagger In my heart.

(vehicles passing)

Get a real job.

(coin sound)

Can I have a word?

Look, Nat, I've really

enjoyed working here...

...and you've taught me

everything I know about baking.

(Wlllq sound)

Are you dying. Danny?

Not as far as I know.


Then I'll see you tomorrow.

Maybe I should

just give you this.


D real! Y like you to read It-.

For goodness sake.

You're giving notice.

I'm grateful for the

opportunity, but...

Oh, I can't lose you now, Danny.

I'm really sony, Nat.

What, you're not happy here?

No, no, It's not that.

It's lust...

Michelle ls expecting,

and we need a bigger place.

- Cotton's have sald that...

- Cotton's?

You bloody traitor.

- Gel out of my...


You've no need to hand

In your notice.

You're fired.

(door open and close)

Yeah, hallo.


(vehicles sound)

Get In. Come on.

(Police siren)


You set me up.

That stuff you put In my pocket.

- If the police had caught ma...

-Look, where's my stuff?

I haven't got It.

Stay where you are.

(running sound)

Don't be stupid,

I know where 'you live.

(dog barking)

Come on.

So. Come here, come here. So?

I hld It. Just In case.

Well, good.

That's good thlnklng.

I knew you were a smart boy.

You didn't get caught.

You kept your mouth shut.

I just had to test you,

that's all.

Look at this place, eh?

Nothing changes.

You need to get out

and make something of yourself,

-llk9 I dld.

- What, with this?

I want to work for you.

Wall, that's why

I had to test you.

-so, I passed?

- Get yourself a cover lob.

- What?

- My employees earn good money.

People who earn

good money spend It.

People with no jobs

spending money draws attention.

I don't llke attention.

Get yourself a cover job,

and then come see me.


And bring my stuff back.

If I could get a cover job,

I wouldn't need this one.

(car engine start)

(number dlallng sound)


- Ayyash?

- I'm afrald It's not...

- Who ls this?

- Where have you been?


- Have you got It?

- Got what?

- I need It back.

- Okay, okay.

Where ls the rest?

IS this all Of It?



-lt's most of It.

(door ope")

(door closed)

Get In here.

Hello, Ayyash.

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