There will be no representative of the Italian government in Cannes. The Italian Minister of Culture has decided not to go to the film festival, due to the selection of "Draquila", "film" propaganda "in his view, the According to L'Aquila earthquake of April 2009, prompting criticism from industry and the opposition.
A film "insulting the truth and the Italian people as a whole"
The Minister Sandro Bondi, has expressed its "regret and trouble" against the selection of a film that "offends the truth and the Italian people as a whole."
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