Four Singaporeans head overseas to fulfill their dreams. One for higher learning, another for the greater food, others to raise a family. But as the COVID-19 pandemic rages across the world, what happens when countries suddenly lock down their borders, cutting them off from loved ones at home in Singapore? Connie Sun has made a home in Seoul with her Korean husband and baby son. But when she’s suddenly diagnosed with cancer, will she stay or make the difficult decision to return to Singapore alone? Edianna Jaafar is forced to mark Ramandan in the small Italian town of Chiavari, as infections skyrocket across Italy, preventing her from making the trip back home. Don Shiau’s decision to remain in London despite calls to return rocks his family.
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