An Oscar® nominee for Best Score (Henry Mancini), Sunflower is a grandly emotional melodrama featuring a stunning performance from Sophia Loren.
In another of the actress’s great collaborations with director Vittorio De Sica (The Bicycle Thief), Loren plays Giovanna, a steel-willed Italian woman on a desperate search to find her husband Antonio (Marcello Mastroianni), who has gone missing on the WWII battlefields of Russia. Making the grueling overland journey years after the end of the war, she tracks Antonio down and finds him a changed man. This heart-wrenching reunion will forever alter the course of their lives.
Full of stunning images and powerful acting, Sunflower is a devastating romantic epic you won’t soon forget.
1.85:1, 16x9 • 107 minutes • Not Rated • Color
Italian with English subtitles
SURF FILM SRL presents SUNFLOWER A LORBER FILMS release
starring SOPHIA LOREN MARCELLO MASTROIANNI
LYUDMILA SAVELYEVA GALINA ANDREYEVA ANNA CARENA
directed by VITTORIO DE SICA cinematography by GIUSEPPE ROTUNNO
produced by ARTHUR COHN CARLO PONTI executive producer JOSEPH E. LEVINE
written by TONINO GUERRA GIORGI MDIVANI CESARE ZAVATTINI
Best Original Score Nominee Academy Awards
Official Selection AFI Fest