Sophia Loren’s Recovery from Fall ‘Going Well’ but Actress Needs ‘Few Months’ of Rehabilitation: Manager

Sophia Loren attends The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Opening Gala at The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on September 25, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.
Sophia Loren in Los Angeles in 2021.Photograph:

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Almost two weeks after Sophia Loren underwent surgical procedure for a number of fractures following a fall at her Geneva, Switzerland, residence Sept. 24, the 89-year-old is on the highway to restoration.

“All the pieces [is] going effectively,” the Oscar winner’s supervisor, Carlo Giuisti, tells PEOPLE. “At the least a number of months of rehabilitation are wanted.”

Giusti provides that the actress’s two sons, Carlo Ponti Jr., 54, and Edoardo Ponti, 50, are along with her in Switzerland whereas she heals from the fractures to her femur and hip.

Following the surgical procedure, Giusti advised PEOPLE Sept. 26 the process went “extraordinarily effectively” and his shopper was “slowly recovering.”

Loren, who turned 89 on Sept. 20, was seen out and about simply weeks earlier than the accident.

On Sept. 2, she made an look on the Armani vogue present through the eightieth Venice Worldwide Movie Competition, the place she appeared “very full of life,” in accordance with Giuseppe Fantasia, an Italian journalist and critic.

“You may inform she loves these occasions, she’s actually completely happy at them,” he advised PEOPLE. “She carried herself extraordinarily effectively. Folks had been fairly excited to see her. She was fairly the pull.” 

One other one who noticed Loren on the occasion mentioned the display legend “regarded completely nice” and “in all probability had the largest crowd round her on the present.” The onlooker added, “She was completely surrounded, chatting to individuals, in superb kind.”

Information of Loren’s accident was shared on the Instagram web page for her restaurant chain Sept. 24.

Italian actress Sophia Loren inaugurates the Sophia Loren Restaurant

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“A fall at her residence in Geneva at present precipitated Ms Loren hip fractures. Operated with a constructive consequence, she is going to now have to watch a brief interval of restoration and comply with a highway to rehabilitation,” in accordance with the publish, roughly translated to English.

“Fortunately every thing labored out for the very best and the Girl can be again with us very quickly. The entire workforce at Sophia Loren Restaurant takes this chance to want her a speedy restoration.”

Loren’s most up-to-date performing position was within the 2020 drama The Life Forward, directed by her son Edoardo. 

By way of the years, the Two Girls and Marriage Italian Model star has been candid in interviews about growing older.

“Once I was 20, I didn’t suppose that sooner or later I’d reside to 80, however you do. You suppose, ‘My God, all this time glided by? I can’t consider it,’” she advised W Journal in 2016.

4 years later, she remarked to AARP: The Journal that she was marveled that she was nearing 90.

“Once I look within the mirror, I cheer for myself. I do not ask, ‘Are you nice?’ or ‘Are you lovely?’ No! It is how I really feel inside, how safe I’m, how completely happy I’m. That is what issues,” she mentioned.

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