Sophia Loren's first film in 11 years generating serious Oscar buzz

Sophia Loren's first film in 11 years generating serious Oscar buzz
Sophia Loren attends the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences' 11th Annual Governors Awards at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on October 27, 2019 in Hollywood, California. - Kevin Winter/Getty Images North America/TNS

Sophia Loren might have a new man in her life soon — and his name is Oscar. The 86-year-old, silver-screen legend is generating serious awards buzz for her performance in “The Life Ahead," her first major film role in 11 years. The Netflix feature, directed by her son Edoardo Ponti, has Loren playing Madame Rosa, a Holocaust survivor who befriends a Senegalese boy while raising children of prostitutes. Loren's most recent cinematic role was in the 2009 Daniel Day-Lewis musical “Nine." “In my career, I've worked with the biggest studios but I can safely say that none have had the breadth of reach a...

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