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The movie takes place in mid to late 70 in Brazil The Gypsy Lord of a traveling tent show that winds its way through the back roads of Brazil playing to tiny villages along the edge of the ever-shrinking jungle A star-struck young accordionist is enamored by the troupe and he and his pregnant young wife join them jostling around in the back of the truck Thus the story hangs partly on mans desire to have a better life to escape poverty and boredom for what seem like the romantic adventuresome and bountiful lifestyle of the rovers With the arrival of electricity and television to the villages the troupe finds that the audiences are no longer lining up to see the seductive Solome Queen of the Rhumba They arrive in one such village to find the streets deserted and the entire population gathered around one television Our young accordionist being in love with Solome decides to cheat on his wife while she is sitting outside of the tent that he and Solome are occupying This is the first time that the women of Brazil as very weak and having no say of their own As the travelers continue their journey the bands leader feels sure that they will reap great profits by going to a certain regions of Brazil In fact as the story progresses he continues to follow rumors of areas where there is great prosperity -- only to reach them and be disappointed In the mean time the pregnant wife of our accordionist gives birth to a baby girl The band leader decides to name the child after the town that supposedly was going to give them all the riches Upon arrival the disappointment overwhelms the Gypsy Lord Color televisions planes clubs killed every chance of his shows success During the stay in the city the Gypsy Lord looses the whole business in one round of arm wrestling They are desperate need the
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