This self-anointed black comedy never establishes or adheres to any playable comic tone. Eddying everyday catastrophes fill out a screenplay notable for its ingrained despair, about a short-order cook scrambling to stay alive in an environment where human beings get tossed out with the
Contending with a kvetching invalid mother (Yvonne Lawley), Carl Fitzgerald (Sam Neill) ekes out a meager existence as cook in a dive of a dance club while pickling his inferiority complex in alcohol. In his new post as master of a roach-filled kitchen, Carl looks the other way when his helper
Mustafa (Nico Lathouris) deals drugs on the sly. Carl quickly falls for a symp...