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BEHIND THE ENEMY LINES - Authentic Ghanaian Hand-Painted Movie Poster

BEHIND THE ENEMY LINES - Authentic Ghanaian Hand-Painted Movie Poster

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Authentic Hand-Painted "BEHIND THE ENEMY LINES" Movie Poster from Ghana

Discover the unique charm of African cinema with this authentic, hand-painted movie poster for "BEHIND THE ENEMY LINES," crafted with passion by artist Leonardo for ZAAP Video Club in Ghana, West Africa. This piece not only represents a slice of cinematic history but is also a vibrant work of art, painted on recycled canvas, offering a glimpse into the rich cultural tapestry of Ghana.

Size: 61" x 43" (155 cm x 109 cm).

Condition: Average - bears signs of its adventurous life, including damages, repairs, small holes, and paint wear. A testament to its authenticity and storied past.

Each poster, displayed in open-air cinemas or social clubs, narrates a story beyond its cinematic counterpart, embodying the artist's vision and the film's essence. Own a piece of Ghana's mobile cinema history with this collectible artwork.

This hand-painted movie poster encapsulates the thrilling essence of the 2001 American war film, "Behind Enemy Lines," directed by John Moore. Featuring vibrant and dynamic artwork, it highlights the main characters' perilous journey through war-torn Bosnia, effectively capturing the film's intense atmosphere.

Cultural and Artistic Significance

Ghanaian hand-painted movie posters are not just advertisements but are celebrated as authentic pieces of African art. Created on recycled flour sacks, these posters represent a crucial era in Ghana's mobile cinema culture. Artists had the creative freedom to reinterpret movie scenes, making each poster a unique artistic expression. This tradition, now fading, reflects the ingenious adaptation of movie promotion in areas with limited access to digital advertising, cementing its place in art history and collectible culture.

Film Information

"Behind Enemy Lines"

  • Director: John Moore
  • Cast: Owen Wilson, Gene Hackman, Gabriel Macht, Charles Malik Whitfield, and more.
  • Plot: The film follows Lieutenant Chris Burnett, an American naval flight officer, who is shot down over Bosnia and uncovers a genocidal campaign during the Bosnian War. What ensues is a tense survival story as Burnett evades enemy forces while his commanding officer fights for his rescue.

"Behind Enemy Lines," starring Owen Wilson and Gene Hackman, offers a gripping narrative of survival, warfare, and the quest for justice. Wilson plays Lt. Chris Burnett, whose plane is downed in enemy territory, leading to a high-stakes game of cat and mouse against the backdrop of the Bosnian War. Hackman portrays Rear Admiral Leslie McMahon Reigart, determined to save Burnett against political obstacles. The movie showcases a blend of action, drama, and military strategy, brought to life by director John Moore's vivid storytelling and the cast's compelling performances​​.

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