In Fading Gigolo, his fifth directorial effort, respected actor John Turturro fashions a gentle mix of comedy and drama that is in large part a Woody Allen tribute. As a bonus, he had the luck and smarts to actually get Woody to co-star with him in it.
Turturro plays Fioravante, a middle-aged guy who works part-time for Murray (Allen), the owner of a rare-books store. When the business goes belly up, both men start looking for a new source of income. Murray soon tells Fioravante that, during a recent visit to his dermatologist (Sharon Stone), he learned that she and her girlfriend (Sofia Vergara) wanted to have a threesome with ...