• Italy Faces a Big Decision: Do They Send Sophia Loren's ‘The Life Ahead' to the Oscars?

    3 days ago - By The Wrap

    When the Italian selection committee meets early this week to determine which film it will submit to the Oscar race for Best International Feature Film, it might well be the most consequential decision any country in the race will have made this year - and probably the only one that has the potential to give the category a genuine frontrunner.
    That possibility exists because one of the 25 films that the committee has said are in contention is Edoardo Ponti's “The Life Ahead,” a drama that contains the first screen performance in a decade from Ponti's mother, Sophia Loren. Not only was...
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