Don't Tell
Don't Tell (2005)

Dark shadows from a woman's past come back to haunt her in this drama from writer and director Cristina Comencini. Sabina (Giovanna Mezzogiorno) would seem to have a charmed life -- she has a successful career as a voice actress, a… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: March 17, 2005
DVD Release Date: August 15, 2006
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Claudia Puig
USA Today

Don't Tell, Italy's submission for the foreign-language Oscar, has strong performances, but the story takes too long to get off the ground.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

Days of Our Lives fans, enjoy.

Susan Michals

The film meanders and becomes painfully arbitrary in its storyline... Child abuse + funny lesbians = hilarious!!!

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Ruthe Stein
San Francisco Chronicle

Well worth seeing for its sensitive and never maudlin portrayal of a sister and brother bonded together by a family secret.

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Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times

A persuasive if not groundbreaking drama.

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Emanuel Levy

Though tackling such potentially subversive subjects as incest and lesbianism, this inexplicably Oscar-nominee from Italy is basically a Lifetime Original performed as a magic show.

Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

It manages to treat a disturbing subject without despairing.

Stephen Holden
New York Times

Don't Tell, which was unaccountably nominated for an Oscar for best foreign language film, is no better than a second-tier candidate for the Lifetime Channel.

Kim Morgan

Here's the problem with Cristina Comencini's Don't Tell: it should have been directed by Pedro Almodovar.

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[font=Century Gothic]In "Don't Tell," Sabina(Giovanna Mezzogiorno) dubs television shows into Italian for a living and lives with her boyfriend,… More
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