In Theaters or Watch at Home 08.26.2022

Adieu Godard

Directed by Amartya Bhattacharyya
Film Movement
87 Minutes
India, France
Odia, English
Comedy, Drama
Not Rated

A small Indian village: an old man is addicted to watching pornography with his friends. One fine day, he accidentally brings home a DVD with a Godard film inside it. Attracted by the newness of the film, he starts renting all of Godard’s oeuvre, leading him and his friends to attempt to organize a Godard film festival in their village.

Director & Cast

  • Director: Amartya Bhattacharyya
  • Starring: Choudhury Bikas Das
  • Starring: Sudhasri Madhusmita
  • Starring: Dipanwit Dashmohapatra
  • Starring: Swastik Choudhury
  • Starring: Choudhury Jayaprakash Das
  • Starring: Shankar Basu Mallick
  • Starring: Abhishek Giri




  • "... ingenious, filled with humor and many social and philosophical comments.... Furthermore, the black and white cinematography by Bhattacharrya himself is truly exquisite, both in the close ups to the characters, and through the various long and panoramic shots that highlight the beauties of the area."
    Panos Kotzathanasis, Asian Movie Pulse
  • "Bikash is great in his portrayal of an awkward person who develops a new passion and wishes to share it with others. "
    Jason Knight, UK Film Review
  • "Godard vs. Porn sets up the debate of cinema as an artistic medium vs. cinema as a distraction from daily menial drudgery. It also ponders the origin of appreciation of art and how it is not something that is always constrained by the boundaries of socio-economic class division. Bhattacharyya subtly dabbles in these thoughts."
    Suvo Pyne, High on Films
Official Selection
Moscow Int'l. Film Festival
Official Selection
Split Film Festival
Official Selection
Kolkata International Film Festival