The 20 Best Movies of 2008: Paste
Here are Paste's 20 best films of 2008:
For all the praise showered on Slumdog Millionaire this year, it wasn't even the best film shot in India; it ran a distant second to Firaaq, the directorial debut from Nandita Das. The 39-year-old actress has crafted a modern masterpiece that serves as a study in authenticity and humanitarianism. With an uncompromising dedication to her characters, Das explores profound issues without ever sounding a false note.
avg. score: 4 of 20 (19%)
required scores: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5