Monday, November 30, 2015

Angela Markado, A 1980 Film Remake of Vengeance

Angela Markado is a remake of a 1980 film directed by none other than the National Artist for Film, Lino Brocka. The film is based on a serial comics written by Carlo J. Caparas. The film won an award in the prestigious grand prix award in France during the 80's. Now it is making its comeback on the big screen but this time the story will be seen through the eyes of its writer Carlo J. Caparas. Yes, Carlo J. Caparas is the director of the remake together with the great cast of this generation of actors. Starred by Andi Eigenmann together with Epi Quizon, Paolo Contis, Felix Rocco, Polo Ravales and CJ Caparas as the rapists of Angela Markado; Mika Dela Cruz, Ysabellese Peach, Bugoy Carino, and Buboy Villar as the younger ones; Anna Roces, Marita Zobel, Bembol Rocco and Bret Jackson.
The film is about the story of Angela, played by Andi Eigenmann, who was forced to work as a waitress in one of the classy bars in Manila so she could continue her school as well as her siblings Imee and Jmmy. There she meets five patrons of the bar, who turn out to be her rapists led by Leo, a rancher; Tory, a drug dealer; Garrix, a drug courrier Jack, a drug user; and Bren, a tattoo artist. She was later on kidnapped, raped, tortured and beaten by the five men and worse they tattooed their names on Angela's back. She was able to escaped with the help of Sabel. Her ordeal heightened when she discovered that her mother and boyfriend died because of the incident happened to her. Angela made it her life's mission to kill the five men with their own brand of brutality by wearing wigs and costumes, and stalking the men with a handy switchblade.

We've all seen how Andi acted on her previous roles and she did made a remarkable portrayals. With this film Angela Markado, Director Carlo J. Caparas assures that with Andi's acting prowess the Angela Markado that he imagines will come alive in this movie remake. A vengeful victim unmerciful and most brutal woman.

This movie genre is going to be a big mark for Andi not only that the movie is a multi-awarded movie by Lino Brocka but it is also from the renowned multi-awarded filmmaker Carlo J. Caparas. According to Andi "I believe in the project, a byword and multi-awarded movie by Lino Brocka, and now, to be handled by another multi-awarded filmmaker Carlo J. Caparas... this is really a big one for me ! A different kind of drama-thriller-shocker movie... a dream role and project... hindi ko po pakakawalan at sasayangin ito... matagal kong hinintay ang role na ito... it's worth the wait!"
So what do you think of Angela Markado is she a criminal or a victim? Watch the movie on December 2, 2015 to learn more and see what happens at the end. Angela Markado is produced by Oro De Siete Productions, Inc and Viva Films.

Drama-Thriller Movie
Produced by : Oro De Siete Productions, Inc and Viva Films

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