Based on the comic series of novelist Carlo J. Caparas, Joaquin Bordado was published as a serial throughout the late 1970s to early ’80s. 20 years later after the original movie was released, a television series with the same title and storyline was created starring action superstar Robin Padilla.
Joaquin Bordado Summary
Joaquin “Bordado” Apacible is an assassin masquerading as a sales agent. A family man at heart, he wishes to settle down to live a quiet life with his wife Sofia and son Jimboy. His last mission for a covert operations group is to kill the head of an illegal arms dealing syndicate. Things don’t turn out as planned, and Joaquin is sent to prison.
Joaquin knows that his old boss, General Russo, will do everything to kill him since he knows vital information about the secret group. While serving time in jail, he meets Jilco, a mysterious man whose body is littered with tattoos.
Unknown to Joaquin, one of his fellow inmates is actually an assassin sent by General Russo to kill him. But the hero of the story won’t remain dead for long, as Jilco revives Joaquin and gives him all his powerful tattoos.
With his new powers, Joaquin gets a new lease on life and faces challenges as the chosen heir who will continue the battle between good and evil.
Joaquin Bordado Cast
Ramon Revilla, Tanya Gomez, Janice Jurado, Deborah Sun, Paquito Diaz, Renato Del Prado, Rocco Montalban, Danny Labra, Elvis Gutierrez
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