"I never know when things are funny, so what I do is wait until someone else starts laughing and then I join in, quick as I can and hope I haven’t got in too late because there’s nothing worse than being left out in the cold with a laugh hanging. People laugh a lot nowadays. I think that's fear."
Gary’s not stupid. He just dares to see the world differently. In the classroom and on the estate he provokes without intent. When another act of violence unsettles those around him, Gary must take the blame.