FILM DISCUSSION: The Life Ahead
La vita davanti a sé (The Life Ahead) is a 2021 Netflix production set in seaside Italy where a Holocaust survivor with a daycare business takes in a 12-year old kid who recently robbed her. It was originally to be released with a limited theatrical to make it eligible for awards season and to generate publicity; however, due to the COVID pandemic, the film went straight to streaming. Directed by Edoardo Ponti and starring Sophia Loren in her first acting role since 2010 and her third movie under the direction of her son Edoardo Ponti. 1 hour, 34 minutes.
Available to stream on Netflix