MY HOUSE IS FULL OF MIRRORS – Review by April Neale

Rags to riches stories with a side of betrayal never whetted the appetite like My House is Full of Mirrors does. Like a bowl of endless pappardelle smothered in a tasty ragu, screen legend Sophia Loren stars in the lengthy and satisfying two-part miniseries, playing her own mother, Romilda Villani. It’s a glimpse of Loren’s family life based on her sister Maria’s eponymous memoir.

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THE LIFE AHEAD – Review by Diane Carson

The Life Ahead features a compelling Sophia Loren. Set in the midst of dire circumstances, the film dramatizes the evolving relationship between Holocaust survivor Madame Rosa and young Senegalese refuge Momo. It’s star is 86-year-old Sophia Loren who enlivens this compelling adaptation of Romain Gary’s The Life Before Us, here co-written and directed by Loren’s son Edoardo Ponti.

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