CHRONICLES
1995



"On screen, Sophia Loren's presence is one of lusty babe - a sloe-eyed Circe with racehorse legs, billowing breasts and an infectious laugh.
A man trap for the ages." – Cynthia Robbins, San Francisco Examiner
.




Grumpier Old Men
Photo: Ron Phillips
08/95


Grumpier Old Men
Press Conference
Photo: Jean Cummings
12/95


Zyloware
Publicity


Grumpier Old Men
American poster


Grumpier Old Men
Westwood, CA
Photo: Steve Starr
14/12/95


Studio portrait
Photo: Angelo Frontoni


Grumpier Old Men
Photo: Ron Phillips
09/95


Nastro d'oro
Rome

18/03/95


FILMS AND FILMING


Grumpier Old Men
USA, August - September


FILM PROJECTS

Daughters of Eve
Sophia is contracted to appear on new NBC series called Daughters of Eve - at $1.3 million for the initial 13-episode season - but the American network decides to cancel the series in February.

Una madre - February
Two-segment TV series called "A Mother" to be shot in the summer for a national broadcast on Italy's Canale 5.


MOVIE PREMIERES


USA
Grumpier Old Men
Westwood, CA (Mann's Bruin), December 14

EUROPE
Prêt-à-Porter
Milan - March
Paris - March 1
London, March 3
Madrid - March 24
Germany - March 30


AWARDS & ACCOLADES


Golden Globe Awards
(USA)

Cecil DeMille Award for Lifetime Achievement,
Beverly Hilton Hotel,
January 21

Golden Camera Awards (Germany)
Lifetime Achievement Award, February 8

National Board of Review (USA)
Best Acting by an Ensemble for Prêt-à-Porter, New York City, February 27

Nastro d'oro (Italy)
Special Award given to most popular winners. Alberto Sordi and Michelangelo Antonioni receive the same prize, March 18.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - (USA)
Amici dell'Italia award for her contribution to films, April 1

Notte dei Telegatti (Italy)
Platinum Telegatto, Teatro Ventaglio Nazionale, Milan, May 8

ENDORSEMENTS


Zyloware


PUBLIC APPEARANCES


Golden Globe Awards - January 21
Sophia wins a standing ovation as she receives the Cecil DeMille Award for Lifetime Achievement at the Beverly Hills Hilton. The award is presented by Charlton Heston and Robert Altman. Carlo and sons are in the audience to witness the event.

Golden Camera Awards - February 8
Sophia is at Golden Camera Awards held at the Konzerthaus am Gendarmenmarktin in Berlin. She, along with beloved friend and actor Marcello Mastroianni, receives a Lifetime Achievement award.

Vienna Opera Ball - February 23
Sophia attends at Vienna's Opera House the glamorous Opera Ball, which is the highlight of the Austrian carnival season. Sophia reportedly makes a cool $75,000 by attending the event.

 
Nastro d'Oro Awards- March 18
Sophia is in Rome with her sister Maria to receive a special Nastro d'oro at Palazzo Madama along with Michelangelo Antonioni and Alberto Sordi who receive the same distinction.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Gala - April 1
Clad in a beautiful Armani chiffon gown Sophia attends with Carlo a black-tie dinner gala, called "Una Serata con Sophia", at the San Francisco Museum where she is presented with the first Amici dell'Italia award. Prior to the main event, Sophia and Carlo are guests of Italian Consul General Giulio Prigioni and his wife Esther for a Friday dinner at their home. In addition to the dinner, SFMOMA hosts a retrospective of Loren's films throughout the week.

Notte dei Telegatti - May 8
Both Sophia and Marcello Mastroianni receive a TV International award Platinum Telegatto at the Notte dei Telegatti ceremonies held at Milan's Teatro Ventaglio Nazionale. The annual event, sponsored by Sorrisi e Canzoni magazine, is followed by a gala night at the Società del Giardino. Memorable moment of the evening is Sophia and Marcello kissing on stage as they are presented their award.

Grumpier Old Men - December 14
Sophia attends the Hollywood premiere of her new film with other cast members at the Mann's Bruin Theater in Westwood, CA.

MAGAZINE COVERS


Dominical, Frau im Spiegel, Stop, Télé Star.


TV SHOWS


Stella fra le Stelle - June 22
Variety show hosted by Pipo Baudo to support sick children affected by HIV/Aids. Sophia is godmother of the event - which was recorded in Montecarlo in May - and sings exceptionally her 1956 hit Che m'e 'mparato a fa'.

Larry King Live
- December 12

Guest on CNN interview show hosted Larry King.

Haus-Party
- December 27

Guest on German TV show with host Thomas Gottschalk.


EDITOR'S NOTES


Plastic Surgery

Rumor of Sophia visiting French plastic surgery master Rodolphe Troques in Gassin, France.

Sophia's Blue Blood
Although Sophia was born in poverty a document is discovered revealing she is descended from Italian nobility.

Opera Ball
Vienna

Photo: Raymond Reuter
23/02/95


Telegatti / Mastroianni
Milan
09/05/95


Grumpier Old Men
Photo: Ron Phillips
09/95


Prêt-à-Porter
French poster


Die Goldene Kamera
Berlin

08/02/95



Golden Globe Awards
Beverly Hills
Photo: Barry King
21/01/95


Prêt-à-Porter
German poster


Telegatti / Mastroianni
Milan
09/05/95



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