He won 2 Oscars and 5 Golden Globes, a Coppa Volpi in Venice, the Prix for the best female performance in Cannes, 10 David di Donatello, the Golden Bear and the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement …
It is the most awarded and known Italian actress in the world. A myth of living cinema: Sophia Loren turns 85 on September 20 and celebrates a long career in cinema. Started in the 50s and continuing: it has just finished shooting the film by his son Edoardo Ponti “Life in front of him”. Many successes: 2 Oscars and 5 Golden Globes, a Volpi Cup, the Prix in Cannes, 10 David di Donatello, the Golden Bear and the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement.
Unforgettable films with Vittorio De Sica who directed her in comedies like “Matrimonio all’italiana” with Marcello Mastroianni and “Ieri, oggi e domani” or in the dramatic “Il Viaggio” with Richard Burton and in the intense “La ciociara” in which he gave a memorable performance awarded with an Oscar, the first given to an actress in a non-English film.
A role that made her definitely enter the Olympus of Hollywood stars. He worked with Ettore Scola in “Una giornata joint”, in “C’era una volta” by Francesco Rosi and in the famous “Pane, amore e … by Dino Risi the third installment of the comic series, together with Vittorio De Sica. And in the There is no shortage of collaborations with international directors and actors, starting with George Cukor’s “The Devil in Shorts Pink” in 1960, up to Rob Marshall’s musical “Nine” in 2009.
It even entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the most awarded Italian actress in the world.