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Sophia Loren’s life narrated by herself in the first person through rare footage and unseen materials from the Italian archives and from all over the world. Images never seen before with Italian radio and television interviews, commented by six Italian actresses who have a personal relationship of esteem and friendship with Loren. The film is made even more precious by LaPresse archive that owns owns 8000 Loren’s. shots from childhood to nowadays. The love for producer Carlo Ponti, the flirt with Cary Grant, the daughter like devotion to director and mentor Vittorio De Sica, the unique friendship and professional complicity with Marcello Mastroianni. Sophia! tells the story of a great woman, of her stubbornness with which she wanted at all costs to become a mother, the victory of two Academy Awards,. Sophia Loren is the last great Diva of International cinema and an icon of Italian excellence loved all over the world. A life told in images and words in an emotional crescendo e extraordinary and unprecedented narrative written and directed by three times Italian Academy Award nominee Marco Spagnoli. Sophia! is the intimate and epic narration of the birth and of the rise to stardom of a great actress following all the milestones of her extraordinary life.