"The Life Ahead" is a 2020 Italian drama film directed by Edoardo Ponti.
The starring cast includes Sophia Loren, Ibrahima Gueye, Renato Carpentieri, Abril Zamora, Babak Karimi, Massimiliano Rossi, Iosif Diego Pirvu, Malich Cissé, Vittoria Loiacono, Cesare Pastanella and others.

Here are "The Life Ahead" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for The Life Ahead movie?

Netflix on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 released the trailer for "The Life Ahead" you can watch here:
The Life Ahead | Official Trailer | Netflix.

Plot summary

What is The Life Ahead movie plot?

Here is a short review of "The Life Ahead" movie plot summary.

Madam Rosa is a former prostitute and Holocaust survivor. She provides childcare for the children of "working women." After a 12-year old Senegalese street kid robs her, she reluctantly agrees to take him in. They develop a deep bond and she tries to help him find his way in life, as he learns she is both a Holocaust survivor and an ex-prostitute.
The film is based on Romain Gary's novel, The Life Before Us, and also on Madame Rosa (Sophia Loren), the film version of the novel directed by Moshe Mizrahi in 1977 and featuring Simone Signoret.


Who plays who in the The Life Ahead movie?

Here is the full cast and characters of "The Life Ahead" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Sophia Loren  as Madame Rosa
Ibrahima Gueye  as Momo
Renato Carpentieri  as Dr. Coen
Abril Zamora  as Lola
Babak Karimi  as Hamil
Massimiliano Rossi  as Spacciatore
Iosif Diego Pirvu  as Iosif
Malich Cissé  as Nala
Vittoria Loiacono  as Donna Ospedale
Cesare Pastanella  as Musicista
Costanta Fana Pirvu  as Madre di Iosif
Rav Mario Sonnino  as Rabbino
Simone Surico  as Babu
Nicola Valenzano  as Molinari
Francesco Cassano  as Carabiniere

Release date

When is The Life Ahead movie release date?

"The Life Ahead" movie release date was scheduled to be on November 6, 2020 (United States) and on November 13, 2020 (Italy) distributing by Netflix.


What are The Life Ahead filming details?

The duration of the film is 95 minutes.

"The Life Ahead" movie is rated "PG-13", according to the MPAA film rating system.

Principal photography began in July 2019 in Bari, Italy.


What are critics and audiences saying about The Life Ahead movie?

"The Life Ahead" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 6.8/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 94/100.

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