Blu-ray pressing. Tropicália, or Tropicalism, is one of Brazil's most significant cultural movements. Born in the late 1960s by a collective of like-minded souls, it used music and visual arts as a voice to confront the cultural and political establishment. And now the scene and it's key players are explored in Marcelo Machado's fascinating new film Tropicália. Director Marcelo Machado grew up listening to the music and was inspired to document this influential, important scene in Tropicália.