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THE 5TH COMMANDMENT: Original Ghana Hand-Painted Martial Arts Movie Poster

THE 5TH COMMANDMENT: Original Ghana Hand-Painted Martial Arts Movie Poster

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Authentic Hand-Painted "THE 5TH COMMANDMENT" Movie Poster from Ghana

Discover a masterpiece of African art with this authentic, hand-painted movie poster of "THE 5TH COMMANDMENT", brought to life by the talented Ghanaian artist "HEAVY J". Originating from the vibrant cultural landscape of Ghana, West Africa, this poster embodies the unique artistic movement that emerged with the advent of mobile cinema in the 1980s. Crafted on recycled canvas, this martial arts/action film poster not only showcases an artistic rendition of the movie's thrilling essence but also captures the spirit of an era. Despite its journey through time, it remains in very good condition, with only minor signs of wear, adding to its historical and collectible value.

Size: 60" x 40 1/2" (152 cm x 102 cm)

Condition: In very good condition with minor signs of wear in the artwork due to usage. Please see photos.

Immerse yourself in the captivating world of Ghanaian cinema art with this exceptional piece, a testament to the creative freedom and vivid imagination of "HEAVY J". Each stroke tells a story, making it a must-have for collectors and enthusiasts alike.

This hand-painted movie poster vividly captures the action-packed essence of "The 5th Commandment," set against the exotic backdrop of Bangkok. The artwork, characterized by vibrant colors and dramatic character portrayals, reflects the movie's thrilling narrative and its setting within the world of elite assassins.

Cultural and Artistic Significance

Ghanaian hand-painted movie posters, crafted on recycled flour sacks, represent a unique form of African art. Initially created to advertise mobile cinema screenings across Ghana, these posters are celebrated for their bold interpretations and artistic liberty, making each piece a distinct work of art. This tradition, emphasizing the resourcefulness and creativity of local artists, highlights the cultural and historical importance of these posters within the cinematic and artistic landscapes of Ghana.

Film Information

"The 5th Commandment"

  • Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Adventure
  • Director: Jesse V. Johnson
  • Cast: Rick Yune, Keith David, Bokeem Woodbine, Dania Ramírez
  • Plot: The story unfolds in Bangkok, where an assassin, who declines a job too close to home, becomes the target of his professional peers.

Detailed Internet-Sourced Information

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