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After his father’s unexpected death, Masato (Takumi Saito), a novice ramen chef from Japan, decides to go to Singapore to search for his culinary roots and explore the memory of his Singaporean mother who passed away when he was only ten. As the story unfolds, Masato lifts the veil on thorny family secrets. The sentimental gastronomic journey takes a deeper turn as well as a historical dimension, approaching the cruel memory of the Japanese invasion and occupation of Singapore during WWII. Imbued with sweet melancholy, Ramen Shop tackles themes of forgiveness and reconciliation with disarming finesse.