AFS SERIES: JUNGLE FREAKS: THE CINEMA NOVO OF JOAQUIM PEDRO DE ANDRADE
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Joaquim Pedro de Andrade is one of the most important figures of Brazil’s Cinema Novo period.
Joaquim Pedro de Andrade is one of the most important figures of Brazil’s Cinema Novo period and his film MACUNAIMA (aka JUNGLE FREAKS) helped to set the tone for this style of film that, much like its musical analogue, Tropicalia, gave the psychedelic and countercultural movements that were then sweeping the world a uniquely Brazilian beat. If you love John Waters’ and Lina Wertmuller’s approach to film narrative, we think you will enjoy these films.
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