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  • Writer's picturePeter K F Cheung SBS

Triangle of Forest Hat

  1. FADE IN


  2. Act 1


  3. INT. STUDY - 13:00


  4. Smartphone in hand, PETER taps Google Maps and sees his profile.


  5. PETER (V.O.): Well, my contributions have 70M views.


  6. We see Peter tapping the "contribute now" box and a photo with a caption "Triangle of Forest Hat".


  7. PETER (V.O.) (Cont'd): Triangle of Forest Hat? What's that?


  8. Peter reads the small prints.

  9. PETER (V.O.) (Cont'd): I visited it last week? The place is based on my location?


  10. Peter then checks the photos depicting the place, including the image of a demon-like sculpture.


  11. PETER (V.O.) (Cont'd): Oh yes, my wife and I were there.


  12. Peter begins to check his Google Photos App.


  13. Act 2


  14. FLASHBACK


  15. EXT. ROUTE 493, SHIKOKU - 13:00 (28 March 2023)


  16. In a silver Mazda 2, Peter's WIFE is driving along the twisty narrow roads. Peter acts as the navigator.


  17. PETER: Slow...watch the edge of the cliff on your side.


  18. WIFE: Yes, I'm driving with great care.


  19. A car coming in the opposition direction stops ahead at a space to give way.


  20. PETER: The route is like a hiking path. But it's being used as a dual carriageway.


  21. WIFE: Never in my life have I had such a driving experience, and for so long!


  22. At last, they see a proper dual-carriage way ahead.


  23. WIFE (Cont'd): My ordeal is over!


  24. PETER: An adventure though!


  25. EXT. SHIMANTO RIVER - 14:30


  26. Beautiful natural scenery. We hear birds singing. Peter and his wife were two of the eight passengers on a houseboat cruise.


  27. PETER: We thought we might have lunch here. We now know that there's no catering service.


  28. WIFE: See if we can drive to a restaurant to try Kabayaki Eel Rice.


  29. Peter researches with his smartphone right away.


  30. PETER: Oh, the recommended restaurant is closing at 15:00.


  31. EXT. ROUTE 441 - 15:45


  32. Peter is now driving. His wife acts as the navigator.


  33. PETER: I feel hungry. But there isn't any roadside convenience store.


  34. Driving past Sakura blossoms on their right, we hear the GPS assistant says "Turn left".


  35. PETER (Cont'd): It seems there's a commercial compound ahead. Shall we check it out?


  36. WIFE: Why not?


  37. Carefully, Peter drives straight to it and parks the car.


  38. PETER: I've to go to the toilet first.


  39. WIFE: Me too.


  40. INT. SUPERMARKET - 16:00


  41. At the cashier, Peter's wife is buying a box of strawberries.


  42. PETER: Darling, I believe there's a Ramen bar at the corner.


  43. WIFE: Is that right?


  44. As they walk near the bar, they see no activities.


  45. PETER: It's closed.


  46. EXT. BUS WAITING STATION - CONTINUOUS


  47. Peter and his wife are checking a vending machine.


  48. WIFE: It sells Glico ice creams.


  49. They buy ice cream cones. And soon repeats.


  50. PETER: It has never occurred to us that we'd have Japanese ice creams for lunch today!

  51. Later, they check out a demon-like sculpture and capture photos of the place.

  52. PETER (V.O.): Even I wouldn't bother to check the Sakura blossoms nearby.


  53. END FLASHBACK

  54. Act 3


  55. INT. STUDY - CONTINUOUS


  56. On Google Maps, Peter rates the Triangle of Forest Hat.


  57. PETER (V.O.) (Cont'd): We live in a wonderful world that's full of beauty and charm.


  58. Peter then inserts photos, contributes his review and posts it.


  59. PETER (V.O.) (Cont'd): I won't forget about the Triangle of Forest Hat at Kihoku in Shikoku.


  60. Reflecting.


  61. PETER (V.O.) (Cont'd): I feel the joy of discovery. Yes, live, travel and adventure!


  62. FADE OUT


  63. THE END







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