.Director Daniel Chan Yee-Heng filmed a modern day version of the classic triad genre set in post handover Hong Kong in 2012. Triad will be released on August 26th, 2014 on DVD from Wellgo USA.
Synopsis: College-educated Harvard decides to become a gangster. He is promoted through the ranks, then heads his own team. As Hong Kong prepares for its 1997 handover, Harvard works with the police to ensure survival of his gang. His former boss BJ helps him out and they swear friendship. Harvard is able to move along with the times, cashing in on trends just ahead of the authorities. He gets into businesses beyond their jurisdiction, particularly internet porn. Harvard goes legitimate, getting rid of the violent aspects of gangsterhood, alienating the fighters and those who cannot adapt.Harvard decides to resolve a gangland power struggle by himself – but discovers that theperson betraying him is …
Triad has a run time of approximately 91 minutes and is not rated.
Starring William Chan, Michelle Wai, Patrick Tam, Irene Wan, Derek Tsang & Edward Tsui. Directed ByDaniel Chane Yee-Heng.