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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Cast

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Sophia / Romilda Villani
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Riccardo Scicolone
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Maria Scicolone
Ritza Brown ...
Young Sophia (as Ritza Braun)
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Anna Miserocchi ...
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Dora (as Francesca di Sapio)
Cyrus Elias ...
Guido
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Domenico
Veronica Wells ...
Riccardo's Mother
Mickey Knox ...
Mr. Dunn (as Micky Knox)
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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26 October 1980 (USA)  »

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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 »

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

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