An omnibus film that compresses 16 hours into one, offering glimpses of what happens beyond the monotony from 9am to 5pm.

A love story between a young migrant worker and an old prostitute. A Singaporean man and a Chinese lady goon a date and meet a traffic warden spying on them. A group of fi shermen take revenge on the debt collector. A director struggles to finish a film as he suspects his actress wife is having an aff air with the lead actor.