David di Donatello 2021, Sofia Loren is the Best Actress in a Leading Role
David 2021 best actress, the winner is Sophia Loren: “I can’t live without cinema”
Standing ovation for Sophia Loren who after ten years of absence from the screen wins the David di Donatello in the category dedicated to Best Actress, for her role in the film “Life in front of her” directed by her son Edoardo Ponti. The actress took to the stage with her voice broken with emotion: “It’s hard to believe that the first time I received a David was more than 60 years ago, but tonight it feels like the first time again. The emotion and the joy are the same and even more “. Sofia Loren’s words -” The emotion is the same as the first time, the joy is the same. I want to continue making films: without cinema, I can’t live, “Loren said, moved, on stage. “It is hard to believe that the first time I received a David was over 60 years ago. I am very grateful to my son, a wonderful man who made a very good movie,” she said referring to her son, director of the film. , Edoardo Ponti. “I don’t know if it will be my last film, but I can’t live without cinema”. Triumphs “I wanted to hide”, a film dedicated to the life of the artist Antonio Ligabue, which won seven awards including Best Film, Best Director and Best Actor with Elio Germano.
Photo Courtsey Academy of Italian Cinema David Donatello Awards Instagram