On bleak Edinburgh back streets first-time Scottish director Knox delves into the world of heroin trafficking. Nail is the supplier for sleazy dealers who meet him in bathrooms or lurk in dark doorways. Cox, his partner, provides muscle for the operation and does some dealing of his own,
with his wife, Clee, helping on occasion. Cox begins to have strong reservations about dealing in heroin, but the much more cynical Nail isn't about to let him leave the operation. Things get even more complicated and dangerous when a rival gang decides to force Nail out of business and take over
his territory. Director Knox gives a documentary-like feel to his film and the perform...