Italian film organisation Anica says
Anica has issued a statementsaying that Aurelio De Laurentiis, the president ofnational producers union UNPF and Angelo Barbagallo,president of Italian independent producers group API, have given their fullsupport to Don't Tell.
"Comencini'sfilm has obtained both critical and box-office success. The film was very wellreceived at the Venice Film Festival, where Giovanna Mezzogiornowon the best actress prize. Together with the entire film industry, we willsupport the film so that it receives the just attention from the Academy,"Anica said.
De Laurentiisand several other Italian industry leaders, havenevertheless said that in future the Academy should have more flexible rules aboutthe language in which a film is shot and has called for producers from othercountries to join him in appealing for a change to "anachronistic" regulations.