Nowadays it is rare to see Woody Allen in front of the camera. Especially when somebody else is directing. He has done just that for John Turturro’s new film, Fading Gigolo.
Turturro wrote, directs and also stars in the film that sees Allen play a bookseller-turned-pimp to Turturro’s middle-aged neophyte hustler. The premise is as inspired as it is absurd, and Turturro carries it off with his own affecting and surprisingly romantic vision of New York City.
The film also stars Vanessa Paradis, Liev Schreiber, Sharon Stone and Sofia Vergara.
Very clever of Turturro to write himself into a threesome with Sharon Stone and Sofia Vergara!