Layer Cake is a British gangster thriller published in 200 and later turned into a 2004 film, it follows XXXX A savvy 29-year old drug dealer hoping to pack up his earnings and leave the game to live life as "a gentleman of leisure" when he reaches the age of 30. According to him " I'm not a gangster, just a businessman. And my commodity happens to be cocaine."
The title refers to the human social strata, especially in the British crime underworld, as well as the numerous plot layers in the film.
You're born, you take shit. You get out in the world, you take more shit. You climb a little higher, you take less shit. Till one day you're up in the rarefied atmosphere and you've forgotten what shit even looks like. Welcome to the layer cake son
My name? If you knew that, you'd be as clever as me.