Sophia Loren: Award Collection (Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow / Marriage Italian Style / Sunflower / Vittorio D) (DVD)
The Sophia Loren Award Collection features the screen legend’s most beloved films. DISC 1: YESTERDAY, TODAY & TOMORROW: Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni team up for a trio of stories about sex in this Academy Award winning comedy. In the first vignette, Loren plays a woman who avoids jail time by pumping out babies with a willing accomplice; in the second, the duo plays a pair of clandestine lovers who are forced to work out their problems in a car; and finally, Loren is a prostitute who quits her best customer for a man of the cloth. 1964 – Color – 119 minutes – 2.35:1 (16 x 9). DISC 2: MARRIAGE ITALIAN STYLE: Sophia Loren stars in this comedy about a successful businessman who kept a woman as his mistress for several years and now plans to marry another woman until his mistress pretends to be on her deathbed to induce him to marry her before she dies. Nominated for two Academy Awards including Best Actress (Sofia Loren) and Best Foreign Film! 1964 – Color – 95 minutes – 1.66:1 (16 x 9). DISC 3: SUNFLOWER: Mere days after marrying Giovanna (Sophia Loren), Antonio (Marcello Mastroianni) is called to the Russian front to fight for the Italian forces. Years after Antonio is reported missing in action, Giovanna travels to Russia to learn what happened to him, only to discover he’s alive. Their reunion is bittersweet, however, as Antonio has married another woman. Academy Award Nominee (Best Music, Original Score) 1970 – Color – 101 minutes – 1.37:1 (16 x 9). DISC 4: VITTORIO D: A feature length documentary about the life and legacy of the great director, Vittorio De Sica, that offers fascinating interviews with Woody Allen, Clint Eastwood, Mike Leigh & many others.