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Tai Chi Master - Original Ghanaian Martial Arts Movie Poster Jet Li

Tai Chi Master - Original Ghanaian Martial Arts Movie Poster Jet Li

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TAI CHI MASTER - Authentic Hand-Painted Movie Poster from Ghana

Experience the unique allure of Ghanaian hand-painted movie posters with this one-of-a-kind artwork for the film TAI CHI MASTER. Created by the renowned artist "Armahsco", this piece captures the dynamic essence of martial arts and action genres.

This African hand-painted movie poster is meticulously crafted on recycled canvas, showing signs of its adventurous life in the mobile cinemas of Ghana. Despite some wear and tear, it stands as a testament to the vibrant cinema culture of West Africa during the 1980s and 1990s.

Size: 62" x 40 1/2" (157 cm x 103 cm).

Condition: Good, with signs of usage as detailed in the images provided.

This vibrant hand-painted movie poster for "Tai Chi Master" showcases the dynamic martial arts drama through bold colors and dramatic action scenes, typical of Ghanaian hand-painted movie posters. The poster is painted on recycled flour sacks, highlighting the unique and environmentally conscious canvas used by local artists in Ghana.

Cultural and Artistic Significance

Ghanaian hand-painted movie posters are an integral part of African art history, originating in the 1980s when local mobile cinemas used these posters to attract viewers to their screenings across Ghana. Created on recycled flour sacks, these posters are not just promotional tools but also pieces of art that reflect the cultural vibrancy and cinematic enthusiasm of the region. Each poster is hand-painted, making every piece a unique artifact and a collectible item appreciated worldwide.

Film Information

Tai Chi Master (also known as Twin Warriors)

  • Genre: Martial Arts, Drama
  • Director: Yuen Woo-Ping
  • Cast: Jet Li as Junbao, Michelle Yeoh as Siu-lin, Chin Siu-ho as Tienbao, among others.
  • Plot: The film follows two friends, Junbao and Tienbao, who grow up together in a Shaolin Temple. As adults, they find themselves on opposing sides in a civil war, leading to a dramatic showdown between the former allies.

This film is renowned for its intricate depiction of betrayal and redemption, layered with stunning martial arts choreography, making it a notable entry in the genre. The transformation of Junbao into a master of Tai Chi, using the art to counterbalance his friend's brute strength, forms the crux of the movie's narrative.

Learn more about the unique tradition of Ghanaian hand-painted movie posters at TribalGH's collection of Ghana movie posters. Explore the extensive collection of sold movie posters in the TribalGH Archives of Ghana Movie Posters.

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