The film was shot in the city of Salvador, Bahia, home of the most spectacular street carnivals in Brazil.
It follows three young,poor black kids from the Pelourinho historical quarter who want to form their own "Bloco"(carnival club) When they finally succeed it will be the birth of OLODUM which was to become one Salvador's most important enterprises. It was filmed in 1981 for the "Disappearing World" series of Granada Television UK.
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