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Blood Heat: Ghanaian Hand-Painted Movie Poster by Leonardo

Blood Heat: Ghanaian Hand-Painted Movie Poster by Leonardo

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Blood Heat - Authentic Ghanaian Hand-Painted Movie Poster

Experience the intense allure of African cinema through the "Blood Heat" movie poster, meticulously hand-painted by the renowned Ghanaian artist, Leonardo, for ZAAP Video. This action-packed visual masterpiece hails from the vibrant art scene of Ghana, West Africa, capturing the raw, dynamic essence of the film.

Dimensions: 58 inches by 40.5 inches (147 cm x 103 cm), this large artwork makes a bold statement, adding a touch of African artistry to any space.

Condition: Bearing the marks of its journey, the poster is in average condition with signs of wear, small holes, and paint loss, reflecting its storied history and the rugged terrain of its origins.

Each glance at this piece not only brings the thrilling atmosphere of "Blood Heat" to life but also tells the tale of Ghana's unique mobile cinema culture.

This Ghanaian hand-painted movie poster captures the dynamic essence of the 2004 Japanese action film "Blood Heat." The artwork likely showcases intense scenes of combat and the dark, gritty atmosphere of Tokyo's underground fight clubs, reflecting the movie's theme of strength and rage induced by a designer drug. The vibrant colors and dramatic illustrations embody the unique style of Ghanaian hand-painted movie posters.

Cultural and Artistic Significance

Hand-painted movie posters from Ghana are a unique form of African art, originating in the 1980s with the advent of mobile cinema. Local artists created these posters on recycled flour sacks, depicting their interpretations of the movies shown, often adding their own creative twists. These posters are not just advertisements but are also valuable as distinct artworks, representing the cultural and artistic vibrancy of Ghana.

Film Information

"Blood Heat" directed by Ten Shimoyama, stars Kane Kosugi, Show Aikawa, and Masaya Kato. The plot revolves around Joe Jinno, a former U.S. Navy SEAL, who teams up with Japanese detective Aguri Katsuragi to dismantle a criminal organization distributing a dangerous drug, Blood Heat, which enhances physical abilities and aggression.

The film "Blood Heat," known in Japan as "Muscle Heat," is an action-packed narrative set in the near future where Tokyo is plagued by the rampant use of a designer drug called Blood Heat. It delves into the underground world of fight clubs and the efforts to curb the spread of the drug. The director, Ten Shimoyama, crafts a thrilling story of justice and revenge intertwined with high-octane action sequences.

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Discover the action-packed world of "Blood Heat" at MUBI and Wikipedia.

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