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ENEMY UNSEEN - Original Ghana Hand-Painted Action Movie Poster Art

ENEMY UNSEEN - Original Ghana Hand-Painted Action Movie Poster Art

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ENEMY UNSEEN - Authentic Ghanaian Hand-Painted Movie Poster

Poster Details

Discover the allure of genuine African art with this one-of-a-kind Ghanaian hand-painted movie poster. Crafted with passion and a vivid imagination by the renowned artist "LEONARDO" for ZAAP video club, this poster brings the action-packed essence of the film "ENEMY UNSEEN" to life. Originating from the vibrant cultural landscape of Ghana, West Africa, this piece is a testament to the unique art form born from the mobile cinema era of the 1980s.

Dimensions: 59" x 42 1/4" (150 cm x 107 cm)

Condition: In average condition, with some damages, in some places the paint is off and some signs of wear in the art work due to usage. Please see the photos.

This masterpiece, painted on recycled canvas (used flour sacks), showcases the creative freedom Ghanaian artists took in interpreting film narratives, making each poster an exclusive artifact of cinematic history. While it bears signs of its adventurous past, including wear and some paint loss, it remains a captivating collectible. Embrace the chance to own a piece of African cinematic heritage.

Please refer to the attached photos for a closer look at the condition and details of this remarkable artwork.

The hand-painted poster for "Enemy Unseen" vividly portrays the movie's thrilling narrative, utilizing vibrant colors and dramatic illustrations that capture the viewer's attention. These artistic elements highlight the distinctive approach of Ghanaian artists to movie poster creation, transforming a simple advertisement into a piece of art that stands on its own.

Cultural and Artistic Significance

Ghanaian hand-painted movie posters are a unique and expressive form of African art, emerging from the mobile cinema industry in Ghana. Crafted on recycled flour sacks, these posters were designed by local artists who brought films to life with bold imagery and creative interpretations. This tradition not only showcases the ingenuity and talent of Ghanaian artists but also serves as a historical record of the cultural significance of cinema in rural and urban communities across Ghana. Each poster is a one-of-a-kind creation, embodying the spirit of the movie while reflecting the artist's personal vision and style.

Film Information

Enemy Unseen (1989)

  • Genre: Action / Adventure
  • Director: Elmo de Witt
  • Cast: Vernon Wells, Stack Pierce, Angela O'Neill, Ken Gampu, and others.
  • Plot: Two young scientists travel to an uninhabited African island in search of crocodiles, only to find it inhabited. A series of events lead to one of them being taken hostage, prompting a rescue mission.

"Enemy Unseen" is a gripping action-adventure film directed by Elmo de Witt, featuring a talented cast including Vernon Wells, Stack Pierce, and Angela O'Neill. The movie follows Mel Noble and Roxeanne Tangent, two young scientists who embark on a perilous journey to an African island, leading to unexpected challenges and adventures. This film's intriguing narrative and captivating performances make it a memorable cinematic experience.

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