A nasty fall in her bathroom. Sunday September 24, 2023, Sophia Loren had to undergo emergency surgery, after suffering multiple hip fractures and one described as serious in the femur. As confirmed by a close source at Hollywood Reporter the next day, the 89-year-old actress was in her house in Geneva, Switzerland when the events occurred. “Caution is required regarding the outcome of the operation and the recovery of Sophia Loren, who will have to undergo a short convalescence then a long rehabilitation,” can we read on the website of the American magazine, Monday September 25, 2023. The announcement of the domestic accident of the famous Italian actress, naturalized French, had previously been revealed on the page Instagram of the restaurant whose opening she was going to celebrate in Bari, Italy, this Tuesday, September 26, 2023. It is the fourth restaurant to bear her name, while the legend of Italian cinema was expected in this city in the south-east of the Botte for be designated an honorary citizen.
Sophia Loren supported by her two sons in hospital
For now, Sophia Loren has had to cancel any engagement or public performance to devote herself to her recovery. As the complete The Hollywood Reporterthe native of Rome, recognized worldwide since the 1950s, can count on the presence at her side at the hospital of her sons Carlo and Edoardo. The latter is also the last director to have directed the actress in the cinema, in 2020, in the film The life ahead, inspired by the novel by Romain Gary, during the health crisis against Covid-19. “This job has been in my heart for years. With each film, I give everything I have, as if it were the first time,” she confided to Paris Match on November 14, 2020. More recently, in 2021, Netflix dedicated a short documentary film to the Oscar-winning star for La Ciociara (1962), titled What would Sophia Loren do? The woman who has lived in Switzerland since 2006 was last seen in public during the Armani fashion show on September 2, 2023, on the occasion of the 80th edition of the Venice Film Festival.