A man named Ahmed tries unsuccessfully for days to go the the government building to complete the necessary paperwork to transfer his child to another school. Repeatedly he is unable to see the employee he needs to meet with. In a scuffle that follows Ahmed obtains the weapons of the guards and accidentally takes hostages in the government building. All the other floors of the building evacuate, the army and Minister of the Interior are called; the government treats Ahmed as a terrorist. Ahmed and the hostages demand kebab from the government for lunch.