Squeeze is a London based film surrounding the pressures of young adults who live in the less glamorous parts of London. After graduating from university, a year on Jide is still struggling to find work in his field of study.
Jide loses his part-time retail job due to his desire to attend an interview related to his field of study. This mounts lots of pressure on him from his mother and girlfriend who want more financial support from him. Specifically his mother wants more support with the bills whilst Paris (Jide's girlfriend) wants to begin a new chapter of their life i.e getting a new flat together. Ashley (Jide's best friend) is heavily involved with fraudulent activities under Uncle K. These activities allow Ashley to live a lavish lifestyle that Jide also desires. This, along with a conversation with Uncle K, tempts Jide into this lifestyle but Ashley warns him away from it. When the pressure (caused by the break up with his girlfriend, the loss of his job and his mum asking for money) gets on top of Jide, he makes his mind up and decides to get involved in this lifestyle. Jide finds himself in an unpleasant situation whilst involved in this lifestyle. He finds that one of the boys (little Darnell) ...Written by