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Sophia Loren: Her Own Story (1980)

Dramatization of the life of Italian actress Sophia Loren who plays herself during adulthood and also that of her mother Romilda Villani.

Director:

Mel Stuart

Writers:

Joanna Crawford (teleplay), A.E. Hotchner (book)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Sophia Loren ... Sophia / Romilda Villani
Armand Assante ... Riccardo Scicolone
John Gavin ... Cary Grant
Rip Torn ... Carlo Ponti
Theresa Saldana ... Maria Scicolone
Ritza Brown Ritza Brown ... Young Sophia (as Ritza Braun)
Edmund Purdom ... Vittorio de Sica
Anna Miserocchi Anna Miserocchi ... Louisa Villani
Francesca De Sapio ... Dora (as Francesca di Sapio)
Cyrus Elias Cyrus Elias ... Guido
Riccardo Cucciolla ... Domenico
Veronica Wells Veronica Wells ... Riccardo's Mother
Mickey Knox ... Mr. Dunn (as Micky Knox)
Lionello Pio Di Savoia Lionello Pio Di Savoia ... Naples Layer (as Lionello Pio di Savoia)
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Dramatization of the life of Italian actress Sophia Loren who plays herself during adulthood and also that of her mother Romilda Villani.

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Biography | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 October 1980 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sophia Loren See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The scene in which Sophia Loren gives birth to her son, Carlo Ponti Jr. is played by real-life 11-day-old girl Anita Cookson of Clapham, London, England, whose 20-year-old mother witnessed the shoot of the "rebirth" of her daughter as a boy. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Biography: Sophia Loren: Actress Italian Style (1997) See more »

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