Lonely, misunderstood and ridiculed, the mee pok man runs an all-night
fish-ball noodle stall in a notorious part of Singapore. His patrons
are denizens of the night, a motley assortment of characters from
the seamier side of life.
Among them is Bunny, a disillusioned prostitute who is controlled
by villainous pimp, Mike Kor (Lim Kay Tong) and his band of hoodlums.
Bunny dreams often of escaping her dreary existence and pins her
hopes on her sleazy English boyfriend, Jonathan Reese (David Brazil).
Unknown to Bunny, the mee pok man is obsessed with her. He sees her
as a fragile angel whom he must rescue from the muck and filth she
is mired in. An accident brings them together. But just as the two
lonely souls begin to connect, Fate intervenes and deals them a cruel
Cheated of his happiness, the mee pok man rejects society and dives
headlong into a relationship that is at once touching as it is bizarre.
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Chin Han of Fiction Farm approached Eric
to bring Mee Pok Man to the stage, Eric
was certain that the play was to be a musical.
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