Sophia Loren to Receive Capri-Hollywood Award From Lina Wertmüller

Dec 19, 2019 800

Sophia Loren will be feted by the Capri-Hollywood film festival with a lifetime achievement award presented to her by trailblazing director Lina Wertmüller, her old friend and recent recipient of an honorary Oscar. Loren, Italy’s most iconic living movie star, will receive the Capri Legend Award on Dec. 30 from Wertmüller during the event dedicated to establishing a bridge between Hollywood and Italy’s film and showbiz communities.

Loren, who started her career in the 1950s, has appeared in more than 80 feature films, including Vittorio De Sica’s “Two Women,” for which she won an Oscar, and “Marriage Italian Style” and “A Special Day,” both alongside Marcello Mastroianni. She more recently appeared in the 2009 musical “Nine” alongside Daniel Day-Lewis, Nicole Kidman and Penelope Cruz.

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