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Don't Tell (2005)

La bestia nel cuore (original title)
Sabina has a regular life. She is satisfied with her job and her love for Franco. Lately nightmares start disturbing her, and almost in the same time she discovers to be pregnant. Step by ... See full summary »

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Sabina
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Franco
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Emilia
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Maria
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Andrea Negri
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Daniele
Valerio Binasco ...
Father
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Anita
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Anne
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Giovanni
Jeke-Omer Boyayanlar ...
Bill
Simona Lisi ...
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Daniele Piccolo
Simonetta Graziano ...
Impiegata Cimitero
Roberto Infascelli ...
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Sabina has a regular life. She is satisfied with her job and her love for Franco. Lately nightmares start disturbing her, and almost in the same time she discovers to be pregnant. Step by step she remembers her childhood spent within a severe middle-class family. But a big secret is hidden within her heart. Sabina wants to contact again her brother, a University teacher in the US, to try to understand what is happened in their past. What is the secret? She is determined to bring clarity and serenity in her life. She finally manages to free herself from her "beast inside the heart". Written by 1felco

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Rated R for sexual content, nudity, language and a brief violent image | See all certifications »

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Budget:

€6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$896,498 (Italy) (16 September 2005)

Gross:

$27,105 (USA) (24 March 2006)
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I completely agree with Luis Levy (posting before me)
24 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film was an amateur job at best. I would have expected more than a melo-dramatic soap opera to tell the story of such a sensitive subject. I've seen more talented first time directors and writers do a whole hell of a lot better then these seasoned soap workers. A pity certain scenes were interesting and somewhat well done had no leg to stand on, hence they seemed comical in their brief moments and then certain scenes in their flailing over stated tragedy were completely worthy of only a snicker and a wave of embarrassment for the filmmakers to write and direct such a cliché and stereotypical portrayal of...well...Everything AND Everyone! SHAME on the Oscar committee for nominating THIS film for Best Foreign Film...what kind of Judges does that committee have??? Ex Soap stars? We need to maintain SOME kind of level of excellence to recognize great ability to truly create work worthy of Oscar nominations next to the likes of our greatest filmmakers and entertainment talent of intelligence, skill and creativity, not amateur soap "workers". Please. Movie of the week maybe....but an Oscar Nomination? Because it was made in Italy. WAKE UP!! HELLO!!


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