WHO’S IN IT?
John Turturro (The Big Lebowski), Woody Allen (Annie Hall), Sharon Stone (Basic Instinct), Sofia Vergara (Modern Family), Vanessa Paradis (Heartbreaker), Liev Schreiber (Taking Woodstock), Max Casella (Blue Jasmine), Aida Turturro (The Sopranos), Bob Balaban (Moonrise Kingdom), Michael Badalucco (O Brother, Where Art Thou?), David Margulies (Ghostbusters)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
John Turturro (Romance & Cigarettes), director, writer; Bill Block (Elysium), Paul Hanson (W.) and Jeffrey Kusama-Hinte (Thirteen), producers; Abraham Laboriel (film debut) and Bill Maxwell (The Jamie Foxx Show), composers; Marco Pontecorvo (Firewall), cinematographer; Simona Paggi (Life Is Beautiful), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
To help out his cash-strapped friend Murray (Allen), florist Fioravante (Turturro) becomes a male gigolo with Murray acting as his “manager”. It’s not long before both men cross the boundaries of love and money…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
John Turturro may be starring as well as writing and directing, but the idea of Woody Allen essentially playing a pimp is impossible not to find amusing.