Today marks the release of the Marcelo Machado directed movie 'Tropicalia' here in the UK. You can order directly from the Mr Bongo store now. We have copies in both BluRay & DVD editions available.
This movie has been generating an exciting swell of interest in recent months. Not only has the film itself been critically acclaimed by music and movie critics alike, but recent social and political developments in Brazil has led to swell of commentators keen to draw comparisons between the Tropicalia movement of the 60's and what is happening in the streets of Brazil right now. The movie's director, Marcelo Machado, has been in much demand and he has spoken about the parallels he see's between his movie's subject matter and recent events in Brazil. Two of his most recent interviews on the topic can be read here: