ASK THE CHEAT

By Raza MALLAL

TALKINGLENS PRODUCTIONS LTD. - as PROD

Black comedy - Completed 2018

After being caught cheating in a final A-level exam a student is in turn blackmailed by his teacher to carry out an even more audacious crime... kidnap her cheating husband.

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Cannes 2018
    • Year of production
    • 2018
    • Genres
    • Black comedy
    • Countries
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 104 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Raza MALLAL
    • Writer(s)
    • Raza MALLAL
    • Synopsis
    • Kenny, a student with dyscalculia, is caught cheating in his final A-level maths exam by his teacher, Ms Bushnell. In return for not reporting Kenny she asks him to do her a favour, help kidnap her cheating husband. Ms Bushnell just wants to ask her Ex husband why he was cheating with an office girl half his age, why he was divorcing her and where he had squirreled away money in foreign accounts. However, neither Kenny nor Ms Bushnell are cut out for this task of extracting information from an ex-SAS reservist causing them to bicker. Constant visits to the house by a whole bunch of strangers, including a disabled piano player, a lost Indian Bride, a sneaky burglar and an interfering politician, further compounds their dilemma and incompetence adding much hilarity to the ongoing race against the clock.
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