What Would Sophia Loren Do?

An Italian grandmother and film buff finds strength and joy in the life of her screen idol, Sophia Loren. A story about life, resilience, love and joy.

2021 | Running Time: 32 minutes | Rating: TV-14

What Would Sophia Loren Do? is a 2021 American documentary short film, directed by Ross Kauffman. It follows Nancy Kulik, an Italian mother and grandmother, who finds her strength and joy in the life and work of her idol, Sophia Loren. Edoardo Ponti, Loren’s son, and Regina K. Scully, Kulik’s daughter, also appear in the film. It was released on Netflix on January 15, 2021. Available in 190 countries in 15 languages.

“This film is a love letter from a child to a parent. It’s me saying ‘bravo’ and a small way to show my absolute love and admiration.”

–Producer, Executive Producer, and Daughter, Regina K. Scully

“I think we can all use a lesson in resilience after this year. It’s about looking to our elders as this incredible source of wisdom, and it was made during a time when we’ve all had a lot of hardship.”

–Producer Robin Honan