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The smash hit animated musical adventure from 20th Century Fox is available on Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, and DVD August 2nd

20th Century Fox's animated hit Rio is making its Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, and DVD debut this week. To help usher in this fantastic family release, we caught up with world renown musician Sergio Mendes, who contributed heavily to the soundtrack. Here, we talk about the creation of the rhythms heard in the movie, the storyline, which follows a domesticated Macaw hoping to find love in Brazil, and what it was like collaborating with director Carlos Saldanha.

This is our conversation.

Why was Rio a movie that demanded the musical expertise of Sergio Mendes?

Sergio Mendes: Well, when you talk about Rio, one of the most important things about the city is the music. The rhythms of Carnival you find in Rio are something people all over the world know, »

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