Woody allen's chasidic romp

Woody Allen's on-screen appearances are now few and far between but he has been persuaded to go in front of the camera for actor-director John Turturro's next film, Fading Gigolo.

The 75-year-old movie-maker, who won an Oscar for screenwriting this month, plays a pimp whose occupation does not go down well with his Chasidic neighbours.

Last updated: 11:55am, March 15 2012