Odia Film Adieu Godard to be screened in Spain and UK
Bhubaneswar: Odia feature film Adieu GODARD, has been selected for the prestigious 10th Asian Film Festival of Barcelona where it will have its Spanish Premiere.
Organized by the Spanish Ministry of External Affairs and the city councils of Madrid and Barcelona, the festival will take place from October 26 to November 6.
The film is part of the official panorama section and is in competition with several other Asian films.
Adieu Godard has also been selected as finalists in the feature film category at the Cardiff International Film Festival, 2022 which is supported by the Welsh Assembly and Cardiff Council (UK). The film is competing with 5 other international films and the results are due later this week.
Last month, the film had its theatrical run across several cities in India followed by special shows held in Jaipur and Mumbai. Additionally, the film has been invited by the Alliance Française de Bangalore for a special screening later this month.
Shot exquisitely in Odisha, ‘Adieu Godard’ is a socio-cultural comic tribute to the legendary French filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard.
Written and directed by Amartya Bhattacharya, the film is produced by Swastik Arthouse in collaboration with FilmStop Entertainment and Les Films de la Haute-Vallée.
Director Amartya Bhattacharyya said, ” Adieu GODARD received a lot of love in India and from abroad. It is only a matter of joy that we could take this Odia film far and wide, and it continues to be celebrated globally. We are very happy that the film will now have a Spanish premiere at Barcelona and at the same time, will be a part of the Cardiff international film festival in the UK. The fact that the film, which is made locally in rural Odisha, is connecting globally, is a very good sign for us and for Odia Cinema. “.
The cast includes Choudhury Bikas Das, Dipanwit Dashmohapatra, Sudharsri Madhusmita, Swastik Choudhury, Choudhury Jayaprakash Das, Shankar Basu Mallick and Abhishek Giri in major roles while Swetapadma Satpathy, Sumit Panda, Sandip Bal, Sridhar Martha and Dr. Banikanta Mishra plays other important characters of the film.