The protagonist of the Crime Drama "Layer Cake" — a young man nicknamed the Four X's picked quite a dangerous but lucrative activity, such as trafficking in cocaine. The guy does not consider himself a gangster, he considers himself a businessman who sells a very popular product. The truth is that illegal business people do not live long, and Four X's secret from his "colleagues" planned to tie and retire.
But before leaving, the guy is forced to respond to the request of his boss Mr Price: look for the daughter of his good friend is young, addicted neputevuju named Charlie, who ran away from addiction clinic. Search for girls on the London pritonam seem simple, not dangerous, does not require any mental and financial effort. However, during their search of the Four X's falls into the maelstrom of unpleasant events, where one big problem serves the other, like a layered cake.