Sophia Loren may be competing for the Oscar

Oscar 2021

Sophia Loren may be competing for the Oscar, according to the famous newspaper Variety the Italian actress will be nominated as best actress at the next Oscars. This year’s nominations are with some very famous actresses, and of a certain age as Sophia Loren. Among the nominees, according to The Variety, there will also be other famous American actresses, such as Meryl Streep, Michelle Pfeiffer and Ellen Burstyn.

Sophia Loren with her performance in the film “The Life Ahead” by the director and also son Edoardo Ponti. Released a few months ago on Netflix, the film allows the actress to have an important and even dramatic role, with a masterful interpretation.

Sophia Loren won her first Oscar in 1962 with the film “The Cruise”. She also won another nomination in 1965 for “Matrimonio all’italiana”. If she can also be nominated for the last film “The Life ahead” she will mark 56 years since her last nomination and will break the record currently held by Henry Fonda.

“The Life Ahead”

New Netflix movie with Sophia Loren, in fact, a new film with the famous Italian actress has been released on the digital platform. The title of the film is “The Life Ahead” and the director is the same son of the actress Edoardo Ponti. This film represents a very important step for the Oscar-winning actress because she had not appeared in a new film for more than 10 years. But Loren wanted to choose the right moment before reappearing and choose a theme dear to her.

The protagonist of the film is Madama Rosa and she is played by Sophia Loren. The protagonist is a Holocaust survivor who takes care of children in need. And the film’s plot revolves around the relationship between her and a twelve-year-old boy who adopts him after he robs her.

Moreover, the central theme of the film is the encounter between different cultures. In fact, the child that Madama Rosa takes care of is Muslim. And it is the director Edoardo Ponti who wanted to talk about the dynamics between different cultures and the fear of the different, with this film he wants to sensitize the public to this issue now bulky in Italy and in the world.

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