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SHAOLIN THE BLOOD MISSION - Original Ghana Hand-Painted Martial Arts Poster

SHAOLIN THE BLOOD MISSION - Original Ghana Hand-Painted Martial Arts Poster

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SHAOLIN THE BLOOD MISSION - Authentic Hand-Painted Movie Poster from Ghana

Discover the vibrant essence of African art with this one-of-a-kind Ghanaian hand-painted movie poster, created for the martial arts classic, SHAOLIN THE BLOOD MISSION. Crafted with passion and skill by local artists for MANSO Video Club, this piece is a testament to the rich cultural heritage and artistic innovation of Ghana.

Dimensions: 62" x 42" (157 cm x 106 cm)

Condition: This poster is in very good condition, showcasing a few small-sized holes and slight wear in the artwork, a hallmark of its journey and usage. Please refer to the photos for a closer look at this masterpiece's character.

Celebrate the storied tradition of Ghana's mobile cinema and the unique art form it birthed. Each poster, painted on recycled canvas from used flour sacks, offers a glimpse into the soul of African cinema, making it not only a piece of decor but a collectible slice of history.

The hand-painted poster of "Shaolin: The Blood Mission" is a vibrant display of martial arts dynamism and cultural storytelling. Reflecting the movie's intense action and traditional martial arts, this Ghanaian art piece, created on recycled flour sacks, captures the spirit of the 1984 film with bold strokes and vivid colors, making it a unique collector's item.

Cultural and Artistic Significance

Ghanaian hand-painted movie posters stand as a significant form of African art, born from the ingenious strategy to promote mobile cinema screenings across Ghana. These artworks, painted on recycled canvas, showcase the unparalleled creativity and ingenuity of local artists. By interpreting cinematic stories through their imaginative lens, they create bold, exaggerated depictions that breathe life into each canvas. This tradition not only highlights the artistic flair of Ghanaian painters but also preserves a unique piece of cinema advertising history.

Film Information

  • Title: Shaolin: The Blood Mission
  • Release Year: 1984
  • Country: South Korea
  • Genres: Action, Martial Arts
  • Main Roles: Hwang Jang Lee as Dan Bang, Suen Kwok Ming, and Ho Kei Cheong in guest roles.
  • Plot: The film embarks on a thrilling quest as a general searches for a book that holds the names of revolutionaries. This journey leads to an epic showdown at a Shaolin temple, where he confronts the revolutionaries, unveiling a tale of valor and martial arts mastery.

"Shaolin: The Blood Mission" is lauded for its engaging narrative and high-octane action scenes, particularly showcasing the traditional martial art of Wushu. The film’s choreography exhibits a blend of powerful kicks and acrobatic prowess, culminating in intense battles that are both visually captivating and emblematic of martial arts cinema. The plot's unique elements, such as the strategic use of a chess game with human pieces and the dramatic revelation of a hidden book, contribute to the film's allure and its memorable moments of action and suspense​.

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