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Review: Fading Gigolo (Wilting Flower Salesman)

12:29 PM 4/18/2014 by Sara Vizcarrondo
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Manhattan’s economy is forcing one florist’s head down—and Woody Allen figures that head might as well land in a soft place.
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New Trailer for FADING GIGOLO Starring Woody Allen and John Turturro

collider.com – A new trailer for writer-director-star John Turturro's Fading Gigolo is now online. Turturro stars alongside Woody Allen as two best friends who are strapped for cash and so decide to go into the gigolo business together. Allen acts as the pimp, setting up the many dates for Turturro’s character. Also starring Sharon Stone, Sofia Vergara, Vanessa Paradis, and Liev Schreiber, Fading Gigolo opens soon in some overseas markets. 3 years 45 weeks ago via jetli
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John Turturro and Sofia Vergara Talk FADING GIGOLO, Writing for Woody Allen, a BIG LEBOWSKI Spinoff, and More at TIFF 2013

collider.com – John Turturro is one of the great character actors of our time, equally at home carrying a Coen Brothers movie, stealing scenes for Adam Sandler, getting vicious for Spike Lee or bouncing off CGI Transformers with Michael Bay. He’ll probably always be best know for his performance of everyone’s favorite bowling pederast named Jesus in The Big Lebowski, just because it’s one of the funniest characters of all time. 4 years 10 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Toronto: Millennium Nabs U.S. Rights to John Turturro's 'Fading Gigolo'

feedproxy.google.com – The film stars Turturro and Woody Allen, making a rare foray in front of the camera. 4 years 10 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Toronto: Woody Allen a No-Show at 'Fading Gigolo' Premiere

feedproxy.google.com – “He’s tough, but he’s very easy once he’s on board," director John Turturro said of his star. 4 years 10 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Woody Allen Pimps Out John Turturro in 'Fading Gigolo' Trailer

8:23 PM 8/13/2013 by Binh Ngo
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Fading Gigolo, a drama directed by and starring John Turturro, will be playing at the Toronto Film Festival next month. Check out the trailer below. In the movie, Turturro plays Fioravante, a florist who is convinced by his friend Murray (Woody Allen) to become a gigolo for some extra money. As expected of comedies like this, the clients, which includes Sharon Stone and Sofia Vergara, will be some of the most interesting people will see in the movie.

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'Fading Gigolo' Trailer: Woody Allen Warms Our Hearts (Then Sells Them Into Prostitution)

feedproxy.google.com – “I’ve always been open to acting in other people’s films, but no one has ever asked me to be in their films, only two or three times in 30 years. When John Turturro asked me to be in Fading Gigolo, I said sure.” Not many people can get Woody Allen to play a part in their movie, but I guess all you really have to do is ask. 4 years 14 weeks ago via jackiechan
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In The Works: Woody Allen Does More Than Star in Turturro's Upcoming 'Gigolo'

feedproxy.google.com – I find it fascinating that Woody Allen would be so eager to play a pimp in John Turturro's upcoming portrait of a New York male prostitute, "Fading Gigolo," which was being sold at at Toronto. Turturro wrote and will direct the project, which is slated to shoot this fall, and will star as the gigolo. 5 years 8 weeks ago via brucelee
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Julie Delpy Wants To Cast Woody Allen In Her Next Film 'Virgo Rising'

fb.indiewire.com – You can basically draw every neurotic, Jewish comic character on the big screen and small back to Woody Allen in some form or another. For decades, the comic legend has been bringing his brand of comedy to the big screen every year (except the times he dips into drama), and while these days he's mostly comfortable behind the camera, he does taking an acting role if and when the mood suits him. 5 years 14 weeks ago via jetli

Fading Gigolo

Posted March 7th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

John Turturro plays a man who is in need of money and fast, so he decides to become a gigolo. Woody Allen plays the man's friend who will pimp him out to prospective customers.

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