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RED SUN RISING - Authentic Hand-Painted Ghanaian Movie Poster

RED SUN RISING - Authentic Hand-Painted Ghanaian Movie Poster

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RED SUN RISING - Authentic Ghanaian Hand-Painted Movie Poster

Poster Details

Discover the vibrancy of African cinema through this authentic, hand-painted movie poster from Ghana, West Africa. "RED SUN RISING" is brought to life by the talented artist "AWALL SUNIL SHETTY," designed for a local video club. This piece represents a unique form of art that emerged in Ghana during the 1980s, where artists used recycled canvas to create stunning visuals for mobile cinemas.

Size: 58 1/2" x 39 1/2" (148 cm x 100 cm)

Condition: The poster shows signs of its journey and story. Although the paint has worn off in places, and there are a few repairs and signs of wear, it stands as a testament to the history and cultural significance of this art form. Please refer to the photos for a detailed view of its condition.

Each poster is a unique piece of art, reflecting the artist's vision and interpretation of the film, making it a highly collectible item not just for movie enthusiasts but also for those who appreciate authentic African art.

This Ghanaian hand-painted movie poster encapsulates the action-packed essence of "Red Sun Rising," featuring bold, vibrant colors and dynamic imagery that highlights the film's high-stakes Yakuza storyline.

Cultural and Artistic Significance

Ghanaian hand-painted movie posters are a significant form of African art, originating from the 1980s Ghanaian mobile cinema. Local artists create these posters on recycled flour sacks, offering unique, artistic interpretations of films to attract audiences. This tradition not only showcases the creativity and skill of Ghanaian artists but also contributes to the rich cultural tapestry of the region, making each poster a collectible piece of art.

Film Information

Red Sun Rising

  • Director: Francis Megahy
  • Cast: Don Wilson, Terry Farrell, Mako, Michael Ironside, and more.
  • Plot: A Japanese detective seeks vengeance in Los Angeles against a deadly Yakuza ninja responsible for his partner's death, uncovering a gang war and weapon smuggling operation in the process.

For a detailed exploration of this film and its significance within both its genre and the unique context of Ghanaian movie poster art, visit IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes, and The Movie Database.

Discover more about the fascinating world of Ghanaian hand-painted movie posters at TribalGH's collection of Ghana movie posters and the collection of sold Ghana movie posters Archives.

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