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Sophia Loren is returning to cinema after an 11-year absence. Loren, 86, stars in upcoming Netflix drama The Life Ahead. The film is directed by her son, Edoardo Ponti.
Axar.az reports that, in the film, Loren plays Madame Rosa, a Jewish Holocaust survivor who helps raise the children of deceased sex workers with whom she once walked the streets. She then strikes up an enduring friendship with Momo, a 12-year-old Senegalese orphan who tries to steal her candlesticks.
It will be the second film adaptation of the novel by Romain Gary, following a 1977 movie named after the main character, starring Simone Signoret.
Following a premiere in Rome in October, the film will be available on Netflixa month later, with Deadline reporting that the streaming service will mount a considerable awards campaign behind the title.
2020.09.23 / 21:55