Some things about the film business have changed for actresses in the
more than five decades since Sophia Loren was first discovered, and some
things have stayed exactly the same.
Take pay equity, for instance, and the reality that worthy actresses sometimes make less than their male counterparts.
"It never changed. It's always the same. It's always the same like before, but not only in the movies. Even in life sometimes, unfortunately," Loren said on the red carpet Monday night before the nonprofit Americans for the Arts honored her at its National Arts Awards.