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Academy Award-wining actress and producer, Sandra Bullock was known as "America’s sweetheart" during the 1990s.
Born in 1964 in Virginia to an American father and a German mother, Sandra Annette Bullock grew up in Germany for many years. She made her acting debut in the US in the late 1980s, and has played in countless films since, many of them highly successful box office hits such as 2000's "Miss Congeniality." In 2009, Bullock won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the sports drama film, "The Blind Side." People magazine named the single mother of two adopted children the “Most Beautiful” Woman” of 2015.
We're on Lido Island just outside of the main Venetian Lagoon where the Venice Film Festival is celebrating its 70th anniversary. Jury President Bernardo Bertolucci and many top stars are on hand, like George Clooney and Sandra Bullock. We also meet Toto Bergamo Rossi who runs a foundation called the Venetian Heritage which works with celebrities to preserve Venice's cultural riches.