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THE MASTER – Martial Arts | Original Ghanaian Hand-Painted Poster

THE MASTER – Martial Arts | Original Ghanaian Hand-Painted Poster

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THE MASTER - Authentic Ghanaian Hand-Painted Movie Poster

Discover the vibrant world of Ghanaian cinema with this authentic hand-painted movie poster for THE MASTER, crafted in the heart of West Africa. This unique piece, painted for NAME VIDEO CLUB, captures the dynamic essence of martial arts cinema on recycled canvas, traditionally used in Ghana's mobile cinema culture.

Dimensions: 62" x 38.5" (157 cm x 98 cm)

Condition: In very good condition except few repairs, in some places the paint is off, and other signs of wear in the artwork due to usage. Each flaw narrates a part of its storied history, from open-air screenings to vibrant social club displays.

This vibrant and dynamic Ghanaian hand-painted movie poster captures the essence of the 1992 martial arts film "The Master." Crafted on recycled flour sacks, this poster features bold, exaggerated depictions of the film's key scenes and characters, highlighting the unique artistic flair of local Ghanaian artists.

Cultural and Artistic Significance

Ghanaian hand-painted movie posters are a distinctive form of African art that originated to promote mobile cinema operations across Ghana. Created on recycled flour sacks, these posters are known for their vivid colors and imaginative renditions of cinematic themes, making each piece a unique artifact of cultural expression. They not only served a practical purpose in the local film industry but have also gained international acclaim as collectible art pieces, celebrated for their creativity and cultural significance.

Film Information

Director: Tsui Hark

Cast: Jet Li, Wah Yuen, Crystal Kwok, Jerry Trimble

Plot Summary: The film centers on Uncle Tak, a Chinese Kung Fu master living in Los Angeles who is targeted by an ex-student, leading his Hong Kong disciple to defend him and uphold his honor in a series of martial arts challenges.

Directed by Tsui Hark, "The Master" features martial arts superstar Jet Li in a narrative that combines action with deep cultural references to martial arts traditions. The movie was noted for its elaborate fight sequences and the depiction of Chinese martial arts culture in an American setting, providing a cross-cultural cinematic experience.

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

For more detailed information on sold Ghanaian movie posters, visit the TribalGH Ghana movie posters Archives.

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