All set to screen outside of competition at Cannes to collaborative effort of Ringo Lam, Tsui Hark and Johnnie To titled Triangle still leaves us guessing. We're waiting on a trailer. For now DreamMachine, formally Celluloid Dreams, has uploaded a lengthy film synopsis, a temporary poster for the sake of Cannes and many hi-rez stills. The poster is there on the left. Everything else you can find after the jump.
Life has not been kind to drinking buddies Sam, Fai, and Mok as they struggle to make ends meet. That is until one stormy evening a mysterious old man appears before them in a bar with a 'get rich quick' scheme: An ancient treasure is buried under a high-security Government Building. All they have to do is slip in and retrieve it, if they believe his story.
The friends agree to make a run for the treasure and test their fate but what they uncover is far beyond anything they had dreamt of: An ancient coffin containing a ceremonial robe made of gold. According to Mok, who deals antiques, the robe is worth millions. The thought of getting rich puts the men's friendship to the ultimate test as all three are plagued with uncontrollable thoughts of greed.
The treasure, however, also attracts the attention of Ling, whose marriage to Sam is on the verge of collapse, and who plans to steal the robe and run away with her secret lover. Gangsters from the mainland are also hot on their heels. It seems that everybody wants to get their hands on the treasure. Whoever has the strength and outright determination to survive this struggle will become the owner. Between survival, wealth and friendship, Sam, Fai and Mok will ultimately have to make a choice…