Adieu Godard
(A still from Adieu Godard)

Adieu GODARD review: Amartya Bhattacharyya’s cinematic masterpiece speaks louder

Drama, emotion, humor, story, entertainment – Amartya Bhattacharyya’s Adieu GODARD has it all. It has become rare in Ollywood to come across a movie this good that will reach the inner depths of your heart. This movie will put a full stop to Odia film audience and critic, who have been upset with the makers for copying.

Adieu GODARD plot:  The film is a socio-cultural comic tribute to Jean-Luc Godard and the story revolves Ananda.  Ananda (Choudhury Bikash Das) is a porn addicted man. He has his weekly fix from the local video guy who supplies him with pornographic content CDs and DVDs.

Ananda watches the films with a group of friends even as his sick wife potters about in the next room and daughter struggling to concentrate on her study.

On one fine day, Ananda returns with a DVD. But it turned out to be the 1960 cinema ‘Breathless’, a movie of Godard. As the film starts, the friends wait for the action to begin. However, 10 minutes passed and Ananda’s friends don’t find any action. For them action means sexual intercourse.  They force Ananda to fast forward the video, and then they leave room there is no action in the movie. But Ananda is hooked.

Though Ananda does not understand a single word of what is unfolding on screen, he hooks till the end. On the other hand, Shilpa, Ananda’s daughter, is narrating her father’s story to her filmmaker boyfriend Pablo. This happens in a parallel stand. The film moves from Shilpa’s narrated story, to her real-time story to a possible script written by Pablo towards the end.

Apart from story, Adieu Godard showcases Amartya Bhattacharyya’s high cinematographic vision.

Why to watch Adieu GODARD?

This movie has the potential to reach a lot of people as it is very engaging and entertaining with perfect comic timing. Choudhury Bikash Das, the protagonist, brings the best justification to the character “Ananda’. And for the benefit of Odia movie, everyone should watch this movie to encourage the real and true film makers.


Amartya Bhattacharyya


Choudhury Bikash   Das as Ananda

Sudhasri Madhusmita as Shilpa

Dipanwit Dashmohapatra as Joe

Abhishek Giri   as    Pablo

Shankar Basu Mallik as Jaga

Choudhury Jayaprakash Das as Harideb

Swastik Choudhury  as Jatin

Sumit Panda as Tutu


Kisaloy Roy

Update Odisha rating: 4/5