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"Film created to celebrate the career and the myth of this great actress and her immense charm and talent" - LAPRESSE
PLOT:

Sophia Loren’s life narrated by herself in the first person through rare footage and unseen materials from the Italian archives and from all over the world. Images never seen before with Italian radio and television interviews, commented by six Italian actresses who have a personal relationship of esteem and friendship with Loren. Sophia! recounts the love for producer Carlo Ponti, the flirt with Cary Grant, the daughter-like devotion to director and mentor Vittorio De Sica, the unique friendship with Marcello Mastroianni, her stubbornness with which she wanted at all costs to become a mother and the victory of two Academy Awards,.

Sophia Loren is the last great Diva of International cinema and an icon of Italian excellence loved all over the world. Sophia! is the intimate and epic narration of the birth and of the rise to stardom of a great actress following all the milestones of her extraordinary life.

CAST: Ludovica Nasti, Matilde Gioli, Margaret Madè, Valeria Solarino, Claudia Gerini e Lina Sastri
YEAR: 2022
LENGTH: 100 min.
GENRE: Documentary
RATING: USA: no rating

TIMES: November 12, 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time til 3:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on November 13
   

 
  Please note, while the trailer may not include subtitles, the film will be screened with English subtitles.

DIRECTOR NOTES:     MS

Marco Spagnoli was born in Naples. He is a scriptwriter and director, as well as a cinema critic and journalist for various magazines and websites for film and events. In 2009 his documentary  Hollywood sul Tevere was nominated for several awards, including theNastro d’argento and David di Donatello,

Regarding his film Sophia!, Spagnoli said: “I wanted six actresses who ideally represented the time frame I was going to tell. Each corresponds, more or less, to an era in Loren's life. We were interested in having six different points of view on Loren's life with actresses of different ages and, in different ways, a bond of some kind with her, practical or supportive.”


DISTRIBUTORE: Cinecittà, Via Tuscolana 1055, Roma