Back in front of a film camera at 86, Sophia Loren , in the film Edoardo Ponti with the soundtrack performed by Laura Pausini . The film will also be available on Netflix.
Life ahead of him
Life ahead , this is the title of the new film directed by Edoardo Ponti and starring Sophia Loren , who returns to acting at the age of 86.
Loren, always beautiful, will be joined by Ibrahima Gueye and Renato Carpentieri . The film will arrive in Italian cinemas with a limited release. In fact, it will only be available on 3-4-5 November 2020 . After the preview in Italian cinemas, Life in front of itself will be available on Netflix starting November 13, 2020.
The plot of the movie
The plot of the film tells the story of an elderly Jewish woman and former prostitute. To survive, Madame Rosa hosts a kindergarten for children in difficulty in her small apartment.
He takes charge of Momò , a twelve-year-old of Senegalese origins. With the boy, the relationship initially turns out to be turbulent, but soon turns into a great friendship. Sophia Loren says about the film: “ This is the third time that I have worked with my son Edoardo. It is a real gift to work with a person who knows you so well ” .
Then the Oscar winner in 1962 for the film La Ciociara admits: “He manages to give me strength and confidence and never gives up until I do my best. With him behind the camera I was free to give my all ” . She then she concludes: “This is an experience that I will keep forever both as an actress and as a mother” .
The soundtrack was entrusted to the talented Laura Pausini and, as mentioned, the direction was entrusted to Edoardo Ponti, as well as the screenplay, which he composed together with the author of the whole Gomorra and Dogmana , Ugo Chiti.
Life in front of himself, based on the novel of the same name by Romain Gary, was produced by Palomar in collaboration with the Artemis Rising Foundation and with the support of the Puglia Region, Puglia Promotion and, finally, Apulia Film Commission.