Vivarelli, Nick
September 2003
Daily Variety;9/26/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 60, p11
Trade Publication
Reports on the decision of Italian director Pupi Avato to withdraw the film 'A Heart Elsewhere' as contender for the foreign film category of the Academy Awards. Expression of protest to the Ente Davide di Donatello, the jury handing the voting; Controversy over the increased number of nominated films; Question on the credibility of the voting body.


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