What happens to a mama’s boy when his mama dies? That’s the basic dilemma in the coming-of-age dramedy “Toast,” based on the childhood memoir of Britain’s beloved television chef Nigel Slater.
The film opens Friday, Oct. 28, for a one-week run at Landmark Midtown Art Cinema.
It’s obvious that the boy is gay from the outset, when nine-year-old Nigel (Oscar Kennedy) watches Josh (Matthew McNulty), the hunky gardener (and Nigel’s first crush), undress. It’s always there in the background but it’s not the point of the movie.