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OXOTA - PIRANHA Ghanaian Hand-Painted Action Movie Poster

OXOTA - PIRANHA Ghanaian Hand-Painted Action Movie Poster

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Authentic Hand-Painted "OXOTA" / "PIRANHA" Movie Poster from Ghana

Poster Details

Immerse yourself in the vibrant world of Ghanaian cinema with this authentic, hand-painted movie poster for the film "OXOTA." (PIRANHA) Originating from the unique tradition of African hand-painted movie posters, this piece embodies the spirit and dynamism of action-packed storytelling. Painted for the NAME Video Club, it's a direct link to the golden age of Ghana's mobile cinema.

Size: 53" x 42 1/4" (134 cm x 107 cm)

Condition: This poster is in good condition, bearing the marks of its journey - with slight damages, repairs, paint off in places, and signs of wear, adding to its authenticity and story. For a closer look, please see the attached photos.

Each poster is a unique canvas, originally crafted on recycled flour sacks, showcasing the creativity and ingenuity of Ghanaian artists. "OXOTA" (PIRANHA) is not just a poster but a piece of African art history, having survived the elements and the changing tides of time.

The hand-painted movie poster for "Piranha" (2006) likely showcases the intense and thrilling nature of this Russian action film. These posters, known for their vibrant colors and dynamic compositions, capture the essence of the movie's adventure in the Siberian taiga.

Cultural and Artistic Significance

Ghanaian hand-painted movie posters are a remarkable form of African art, originating from the need to advertise mobile cinema screenings in Ghana. These posters are painted on recycled flour sacks and embody the spirit of the movie through the unique perspective of the artist. The tradition of creating these posters, while a practical advertising tool, has evolved into a highly collectible and celebrated art form, highlighting the creativity and resourcefulness of local Ghanaian artists.

Film Information

"Piranha" (2006)

  • Genre: Thriller, Action, Crime
  • Director: Andrey Kavun
  • Cast: Vladimir Mashkov, Svetlana Antonova, Evgeniy Mironov, Viktoriya Isakova, and more.
  • Plot: The film follows Kirill Mazur and his colleague Olga, who are sent under the guise of a holiday to the Siberian taiga to dismantle a chemical weapons lab. They encounter a lawless world controlled by gangsters and must survive a deadly human hunt.

For an in-depth exploration of the movie's storyline and characters, consider the detailed synopsis and cast information available on sources like IMDb and Wikipedia.

Discover more about the tradition of Ghanaian hand-painted movie posters at TribalGH's collection of Ghana movie posters.

Check out the collection of sold Ghana movie posters at TribalGH's Archives of Ghana movie posters.

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